The inquest into the death of Colette McCulloch began on 6th March 2019. Colette was diagnosed as high functioning on the autistic spectrum and was under the care of a residential care home when she was fatally injured by a lorry on the A1. The Coroner found failings on the part of a Care Home and local AMHP service, but did not find that the death of Colette McCulloch was contributed to by neglect.

Robert Wastell appeared on behalf of the East London Foundation Trust and was instructed by Hempsons. Richard Smith, instructed by RadcliffesLeBrasseur, appeared on behalf of a Consultant Psychiatrist.

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