Army missed chances to prevent suicide of Sandhurst cadet Olivia Perks, inquest finds

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Coroner says chain of command failed to recognise risk of stress to officer cadet and get her seen by doctor after ball

The army missed opportunities to prevent the suicide of a “positive and bubbly” officer cadet at the Sandhurst military academy, an inquest has found.

Olivia Perks, 21, was found hanged in her room at the elite training school in Berkshire on 6 February 2019.

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