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2 May 2019

Ella Kissi-Debrah: New inquest for ‘air pollution’ death

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A mother who believes her daughter’s death from an asthma attack was linked to illegal levels of pollution near her home has won her fight for a new inquest.

Nine-year-old Ella Kissi-Debrah, who died in 2013, lived yards from one of London’s busiest roads – and a report last year found it was likely that unlawful levels of pollution contributed to her condition. Her mother Rosamund welcomed today’s ruling.