Raoul Moat

Pc Shot By Raoul Moat Killed Himself, Coroner Rules

PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Being shot and blinded by gun maniac Raoul Moat was the "first step" in the series of events which led to Pc David Rathband killing himself, a coroner...

'It Was All A Bit Surreal'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 04.09.2013 | UK

Ray Mears has revealed he used his tracking skills to lead police officers to armed fugitive Raoul Moat in 2010. The survival expert told local pap...

7/7 Survivor Tells Of Relationship With Late PC David Rathband

PA | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK

A 7/7 survivor who grew close to Pc David Rathband before he split with his wife has told how she "loved him to bits". Lisa French, 36, spoke about...

Hundreds Mourn PC Who Committed Suicide

PA | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK

Hundreds of people gathered today for the funeral of blinded Pc David Rathband, which began in humorous style with the Monty Python song Always Look O...

Blinded Policeman's Widow To Attend Funeral, Despite Family's Wishes

PA | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK

The widow of Pc David Rathband will attend his funeral - despite being told by his brother to stay away. Darren Rathband said his twin told him he ...

'Time To Take My Brother Home'

PA | Posted 10.05.2012 | UK

Pc David Rathband's twin said it was "time to take my brother home" at the end of a moving cathedral service for the officer who died after he was sho...

'A Celebration Of His Life': Pc David Rathband Remembered

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2012 | UK

Hundreds of people have gathered to honour the life of blinded Pc David Rathband at a cathedral service. Among the mourners at St Nicholas' Cathedr...

Rathband Widow To Miss Service

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK

The widow of blinded Pc David Rathband will not attend a cathedral service organised by his twin brother which is taking place tomorrow, she said toda...

David Rathband's Twin: No One Was There For His Darkest Moments

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 08.03.2012 | UK

The grieving twin of former policeman David Rathband broke down on Thursday morning as he described how his brother had nobody there to help him in hi...

PC David Rathband Planned New Life In Australia Before He Died, Reveals Twin Brother

PA | Posted 08.03.2012 | UK

Pc David Rathband who was left blinded by gunman Raoul Moat had planned a new life in Australia in the weeks before he died, his twin brother said tod...

Newcastle To Pay Tribute To PC David Rathband

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.03.2012 | UK

Newcastle city centre will come to a standstill this weekend as police and the public come together to celebrate the life of PC David Rathband who com...

'It Was His Decision. We've Got To Accept It'

PA | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK

The brother and sister of Pc David Rathband have told how they must accept their sibling's death, saying it was his own decision. Pc Rathband, who ...

Michael Winner Backs 'Permanent Memorial' For PC David Rathband

PA | Posted 02.03.2012 | UK

Film director Michael Winner has proposed that a permanent memorial be made to the policeman shot by Raoul Moat. Mr Winner, who is chairman of the ...

Cause Of Pc Rathband's Death Revealed

PA | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK

Pc David Rathband - the police officer shot and blinded by Raoul Moat - was found hanged, a coroner heard today. The father of two's body was disco...

'Asking For Help Does Not Make You Less Of A Man' Rathband's Brother Tells Him Days Before Death

Posted 01.03.2012 | UK

PC David Rathband's brother has tweeted that he is on the way back to England from his adoptive home of Australia, after the policeman wounded by Raol...

Officer Found Dead 'Struggled' To Live With Raoul Moat Injuries

PA | Posted 30.04.2012 | UK

PC David Rathband, the officer found dead in a suspected suicide on Thursday morning, 'struggled' to live with his injuries after he was blinded by gu...

PC Blinded By Killer Raoul Moat Found Dead In Suspected Suicide

PA | Posted 30.04.2012 | UK

The policeman who was shot and blinded by crazed gunman Raoul Moat has been found dead at his home in a suspected suicide. The body of Pc David Rat...

Radical Sight Treatment Offered To Police Officer Blinded By Raoul Moat

PA | Posted 11.02.2012 | UK

The policeman shot and blinded by Raoul Moat has asked to take part in trials of a revolutionary machine which could restore his eyesight. The expe...

Why Raoul Moat Had No Dad

Andrew Hankinson | Posted 27.11.2011 | UK
Andrew Hankinson

The jury has returned a verdict: Raoul Moat committed suicide. He gave a lot of reasons during his final hours. One of them was having no dad. He knew nothing about his dad, apart from maybe a first name. His birth certificate listed no father and he told people his dad was from France. He wasn't.

Suicide Verdict Given At Raoul Moat Inquest

PA | Posted 27.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A jury at the inquest of cornered killer Raoul Moat, who blasted himself in the head with a sawn-off shotgun, has returned a unan...

Raoul Moat Was Shot At Twice With Tasers

PA | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Cornered killer Raoul Moat was shot at twice with Tasers before shooting himself in the head, an inquest has heard. The gunman...

'Shoot Me' Raoul Moat Urged Police Gunman

PA | Posted 08.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Cornered killer Raoul Moat told the first officer to confront him: "Shoot me, f****** shoot me" while holding a sawn-off shotgun ...

Raoul Moat: I'll Take The Shoot-Out Over Prison

PA | Posted 06.11.2011 | UK

Raoul Moat said he would "take the shoot-out" rather than go back to jail, an inquest has heard. The gunman was on the run ...

Raoul Moat Warned Ex-Girlfriend He Was 'Going To Go Crazy', Inquest Hears

PA | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Gun maniac Raoul Moat warned his ex-girlfriend he was "going to go crazy" after she told him she wanted him out of her life, an i...