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Gareth McKeown

A year after the tragic death of a sports-mad 11-year-old just hours after being discharged from hospital, a coroner has heard of concerns about his treatment. A preliminary inquest hearing was told yesterday of several issues raised in a report about  the death of Stephen McElroy.




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