18 Jul '14

News Polar bear death inquest clears Arctic trip organisers of neglect

Coroner rules that Eton college student Horatio Chapple, 17, was killed by bear in Norway after alarm system failedA schoolboy was killed by a polar bear during an Arctic expedition after an alarm system failed to detect its approach, a coroner has ruled.The bear "slammed down" on Eton College student Horatio Chapple with its paws, then mauled him, causing fatal head, face and neck injuries, the coroner said on Friday. Continue reading...

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