Soldier who died at Deepcut was ‘shackled and humiliated’, inquest hears

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Pte Sean Benton, 20, was found dead at barracks in 1995 with five bullet wounds to his chest

An inquest into the death of a young army recruit has heard that he complained of being placed in shackles and humiliated at his training barracks before being found dead with multiple gunshot wounds.

Pte Sean Benton was the first of four young soldiers to be found shot dead at Deepcut barracks in Surrey between 1995 and 2002.

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