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The Manchester Arena Inquiry has now concluded. The closure notice from the Inquiry Chairman is available here.

Volume 2 is divided into two sub-volumes: Volume 2-I and Volume 2-II. Volume 2-I is 695 pages long. Volume 2-I begins with a Preface and then continues with Parts 9 to 16. Volume 2-II is 189 pages long. It contains Parts 17 to 21 and the Appendices. A list of the names of the twenty-two who died is at page vii of Volume 2-I and at page iii of Volume 2-II.
A large format version combining Volume 2-I (ia, ib and ic) and Volume 2-II is also available.
Volume 2-I (standard format)
Volume 2-II (standard format)
Volume 2 (large format)

Olivia Paige Campbell-Hardy

Olivia Campbell‑Hardy was unlawfully killed on 22nd May 2017 in the City Room of the Manchester Arena in the Victoria Exchange Complex.

When the bomb was detonated, Olivia Campbell‑Hardy was approximately five metres from the seat of the explosion.119

Following the detonation, Olivia Campbell‑Hardy was lying on her left side on the floor of the City Room. She appeared to be unconscious and was not moving.120

By 22:53, Olivia Campbell‑Hardy remained in the same position but was covered.121 She could later be seen in the same position, still covered, on the body‑worn video footage of police officers.122

A tag was placed on Olivia Campbell‑Hardy at 23:45 to confirm that she was dead.123

A post‑mortem examination confirmed that Olivia Campbell‑Hardy’s death was caused by head and neck injuries. These injuries were sustained as a result of the explosion. Her injuries were unsurvivable.124