Friends, families and campaigners of those connected with the Hillsborough disaster shouted "justice" outside court this morning as the jury found that the 96 victims of that tragic day were unlawfully killed.

But how did the jury arrive at their conclusions?

The jury heard two years of evidence before retiring at the start of April.

The six women and three men were given a list of 14 questions they had to answer.

In answering the general questionnaire, the jury had to make decisions on a number of key topics.

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Donna Miller holds a photograph of her brother Paul Carlile

The questions they were asked to consider, and their answers

Question one - YES. “Do you agree with the following statement: Ninety-six people died as a result of the disaster at Hillsborough stadium on April 15, 1989, due to crushing in the central pens of the Leppings Lane terrace, following the admission of a large number of supporters to the stadium through exit gates.”

An injured fan recieving attention on the pitch
An injured fan receiving attention on the pitch

Question two - YES. “Was there any error or omission in police planning and preparation for the semi-final on April 15, 1989, which caused or contributed to the dangerous situation that developed on the day of the match?”

MP's Steve Rotherham and Andy Burnham arrive to hear the jury deliver its verdict

Question three - YES. “Was there any error or omission in policing on the day of the match which caused or contributed to a dangerous situation developing at the Leppings Lane turnstiles?”

Question four- YES. “Was there any error or omission by commanding officers which caused or contributed to the crush on the terrace?”

David Duckenfield
David Duckenfield

Question five- YES. “When the order was given to open the exit gates at the Leppings Lane end of the stadium, was there any error or omission by the commanding officers in the control box which caused or contributed to the crush on the terrace?”

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The inquest jury had to make decisions on a number of key topics

Question six - YES. “Are you satisfied, so that you are sure, that those who died in the disaster were unlawfully killed?”

Question seven - NO. "Was there any behaviour on the part of the football supporters which caused or contributed to the dangerous situation at the Leppings Lane turnstiles?”

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An ambulance on the pitch during the 1989 tragedy

Question eight - YES. “Were there any features of the design, construction and layout of the stadium which you consider were dangerous or defective and which caused or contributed to the disaster?”

Question nine- YES. “Was there any error or omission in the safety certification and oversight of Hillsborough Stadium that caused or contributed to the disaster?”

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Question 10- YES. “Was there any error or omission by Sheffield Wednesday and its staff in the management of the stadium and/or preparation for the semi-final match on April 15, 1989, which caused or contributed to the dangerous situation that developed on the day of the match?”

Question 11 - NO. “Was there any error or omission by Sheffield Wednesday and its staff on April 15, 1989, which caused or contributed to the dangerous situation that developed at the Leppings Lane turnstiles and in the west terrace?”

Liverpool goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar is unaware of the crush on the terraces behind his goal at the Liverpool v Nottingham Forest F.A. Cup Semi-Final at Hillsborough in 1989
Liverpool goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar unaware of the crush on the terraces behind him

Question 12 - YES. “Should Eastwood and Partners [the structural engineers] have done more to detect and advise on any unsafe or unsatisfactory features of Hillsborough stadium which caused or contributed to the disaster?”

Question 13 - YES. “After the crush in the west terrace had begun to develop, was there any error or omission by the police which caused or contributed to the loss of lives in the disaster?”

Question 14 - YES. “After the crush in the west terrace had begun to develop, was there any error or omission by the ambulance service (SYMAS) which caused or contributed to the loss of lives in the disaster?”

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