Exeter bomber Nicky Reilly clung to violent Islamic beliefs before his prison death, says doctor

Doctors treating Exeter bomber Nicky Reilly sent him back to prison after he ‘rejected’ their efforts to treat him and tackle his dangerous Islamic beliefs, an inquest has been told.

Reilly, 30, who tried to kill people with an improvised explosive device in the Giraffe restaurant in 2008, died in HMP Manchester in 2016 after receiving treatment at the high-security Broadmoor Hospital.

An inquest in being held to determine the circumstances of his death and the medical treatment he was getting for his Asperger’s and emotional unstable personality disorder.