Lancaster FC fan choked on chicken from kebab, manslaughter jury told

Photographs of a piece of chicken retrieved from a man’s throat have been shown to jurors in the trial of a brother and sister accused of causing his death by pushing meat into his mouth.

Tuesday, 20th April 2021, 12:30 pm

Paramedics recovered meat from David Clark’s airway, after he collapsed on a Preston to Barrow train at Silverdale station on his way home from the Lancaster FC v Farsley Celtic match on March 2, 2019.

Police retrieved it as evidence from the railway lines.

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Silverdale Station

Mr Clark, 56, died the next morning, with the cause of death deemed to be choking.

Further police evidence was shown to jurors including pictures of the train and food debris, 'selfies' with the kebab taken on the train, and CCTV of the parties sitting in the carriage while it was in a station.


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