Inquest into Terence Wheelock death adjourned until May

The inquest into the death of a 20-year-old man in garda custody last year has been adjourned until May 29.

The inquest into the death of a 20-year-old man in garda custody last year has been adjourned until May 29.

The State Pathologist was expected to give evidence today, but the Coroner's Court heard that her report may not be ready for another two weeks.

Terence Wheelock, from Summerhill in Dublin, was found unconscious at a cell in Store Street Garda Station last year and died in hospital three months later.

The inquest into his death was adjourned last month after his family presented photographs which appeared to show cuts and marks on his body.

They say Mr Wheelock had no history of mental illness and claim he was mistreated while in custody.

The Coroner's Court heard today that the State Pathologist is awaiting sharper photographs from the Mater hospital to enable her to complete her assessment of the case.

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