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'We just want the truth': Teenager's family think he could have been murdered

Tom Ousby died in August 2013 in ‘suspicious’ circumstances.
Aug 19th 2015, 9:59 PM 31,864 6

THE FAMILY OF a teenager who died in Magaluf two years ago have told an inquest they just want to know what happened to him.

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Tom Ousby (19), from Uxbridge in London, fell to his death from the ninth floor of a hotel in the popular holiday destination.

The aspiring musician fell 60 foot.

tom1 Tom Ousby's father John, sister Eden and brothers Jake and Lewis leaving the inquest. Source: PA

Ousby’s father John told the Evening Standard: “We have been waiting two years for answers.”

Police say the death was an accident, but Ousby’s family believe it was suspicious.

tom2 Tom Ousby's mother Lea. Source: PA

“We believe Tom could have been murdered but, for whatever reason, the Spanish police have overlooked some key evidence. We just hope the coroner will have their own doubts and ask police here to finally investigate,” Ousby’s father said.

Tests found no drugs in his body and hotel staff said they saw him running away from someone shortly before he died.

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