Staff Sgt Olaf Schmid
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Inquest on bomb expert Staff Sgt Olaf Schmid to reopen

An inquest on bomb disposal expert Staff Sgt Olaf Schmid who was killed in Afghanistan is due to reopen.

Staff Sgt Schmid, from Truro in Cornwall, died disarming a roadside bomb in November 2009.

The inquest will look into claims that he was emotionally and physically exhausted at the time of his death.

The BBC's Louise Hubble reports.

  • 09 Feb 2011
  • From the section UK