Father of hit-and-run children Corey and Casper Platt-May found dead - The Coventry Observer

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Father of hit-and-run children Corey and Casper Platt-May found dead

Editorial Correspondent 17th May, 2018 Updated: 17th May, 2018

THE FATHER of Coventry brothers Corey and Casper Platt-May, six and two, who were killed in February has been found dead this morning.

Reece Platt-May’s body was discovered in the early hours of this morning (May 17) while he was on holiday in Corfu, Greece.

His death is not being treated as suspicious.

Corey, aged six, and Casper, aged two, were killed after being hit by Robert Brown on February 22 in Longfellow Road, Coventry.

A West Midlands Police spokesperson said: “Mr Platt-May was found dead in a hotel room in Corfu, Greece during the early hours of Thursday May 17.

“His death is not being treated as suspicious. His family has been notified and the matter will be passed to the coroner.

“Our condolences go to the family who have asked for the media to respect their privacy at this difficult time.”

Brown was this month convicted of the brothers’ death. He was nine times over the limit for drug-driving, on cocaine.

Brown, 53, of Attwood Crescent, Wyken, Coventry, also pleaded guilty to driving the Focus while disqualified, having no insurance and driving otherwise than in accordance with his licence.


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