Search

Man wanted for questioning for pub killing shot dead in St Lucia

07:00 16 June 2014

A man wanted for questioning over a fatal pub shooting in Ilford was shot dead in the Caribbean, an inquest has heard.

Adrian Mcdonald Paul, whose last know UK address was Ilford, died in Soufriere, St Lucia, in 2008 from gunshot wounds, an assistant coroner found on Friday.

When the Metropolitan Police learnt of Mr Paul’s shooting, officers were looking to question the 29-year-old in connection with the unsolved murder of Clifford Coby.

The father-of-four, 26, was shot at the Red Lion Pub in Ilford Hill on August 10, 2005, after trying to intervene in a row.

Assistant coroner, Angela Hoades, said: “The medical cause of death was gunshot wounds to the chest.

“Mr Paul was found dead from these wounds on June 6, 2008.

“There’s no more information known about how he came by these gunshot wounds.

“There’s insufficient evidence to the necessary standard of proof which enables me to come to any substantive conclusion.”

Concluding the inquest at Walthamstow Coroners Court, Ms Hoades recorded an open verdict.

Latest Ilford News Stories

08:38
Striking Junior doctors on the picket line at the Queen's Hospital, Rom Valley Way, Romford.

Junior doctors walked out on their second 24 hour strike at 8am this morning (Wednesday).

Isabelle Parasram, from Wanstead, who is standing in the GLA elections

“Can I say first of all that I love and adore men – I’ve got three boys and a husband,” Isabelle Parasram says grinning.

Yesterday, 17:13
Matthew Hopkins, Chief Executive of Queen’s and King George hospitals

The trust running King George Hospital has insisted a timeline for downgrading the A&E has not yet been drawn up.

Yesterday, 16:13
Ian Hislop talks to students about his education and career at the Isaac Newton Academy in Ilford

Pupils at the Isaac Newton Academy received the entertaining visit of the satirist and comedian Ian Hislop.

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Sony Smart Ultra HD 55'' LED TV

Enjoy the ultimate entertainment experience in your living room with the Sony Smart Ultra 55’’ LED TV. Be the envy of all your friends with this huge TV- you can change your living room into your own cinema! Get the boys around to watch the football or get the girls around to watch the DVD of 50 Shades.. this is a prize that everyone would enjoy! Stand a chance to upgrade your current entertainment system by wining this fantastic prize.

Surface Pro 4

Technology is ever evolving. We are constantly being shown new technology that is innovative, revolutionary and designed to make life easier for us all. Gone are the days of dial up modems and computers so large you needed half a room to store it. We are in the age of smooth, small and sleek. Companies are all trying their best to create technology that is easy to transport and guaranteed to be user friendly.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Ilford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe