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The trail in to deaths of Bobbi and Christi Shepherd starts

The trail in to deaths of Bobbi and Christi Shepherd starts

6:11pm 4th February 2010

A father from Wakefield's broken down in court while describing how his two children fell ill, and he passed out, because of carbon monoxide poisoning while on holiday.

Neil Shepherd's been giving evidence in Corfu, at the trial of two Thomas Cook travel reps charged with manslaughter and bodily harm by negligence.

Six and seven year old Bobbi and Christi Shepherd died after being overcome by fumes four years ago.

Today in court Neil Shepherd described the hours leading up to the tragedy.

He said his son said he felt dizzy and his daughter started being sick the afternoon before that fateful night.

The children passed away in their sleep, Neil and his partner were also poisoned and slipped into a coma.

The trial of the two Thomas Cook employees, Nicola Gibson and Richard Carson, has now been adjourned until February 17th.


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