Wednesday 28th June 2017
CORONERS SERVICE FOR NORTHERN IRELAND
APPEAL FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THE DEATH OF
MRS KATHLEEN THOMPSON ON 6TH NOVEMBER 1971
The Inquest into the death of Mrs Kathleen Thompson on 6th November 1971 is listed to commence at Londonderry Courthouse on 23rd October 2017. Mrs Thompson was fatally wounded following a shooting incident involving British Army soldiers in the locality of 129 Rathlin Drive, Foyle Hill Estate in Derry.
The Coroner, Mr Patrick McGurgan, requests that if anyone can assist this Inquest in examining this death, they should make contact with the Coroners Service. There may, for example, be persons with relevant information concerning the death but who have not yet brought that information to the attention of the authorities.
If you have any knowledge which may assist this investigation please contact the Coroners Service for Northern Ireland.
A witness surgery is being conducted to facilitate this process on
30th June 2017 at
the Verbal Arts Centre, Stable Lane and Mall Wall, Bishop Street Within, L/Derry between
10am – 7pm
Alternatively any individual who has information in relation to this death is requested to email/write to Coroners Service for Northern Ireland before
1st September 2017.
The contact details are:
Coroners Service for Northern Ireland
23-27 Oxford Street
Telephone: 028 90 446829
If you have any further enquiries about this or any other court related matter please contact:
Judicial Communications Officer
Lord Chief Justice’s Office
Royal Courts of Justice
Telephone: 028 9072 5921
Fax: 028 9023 6838