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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)

Megan Joanne Hurley

Megan Hurley was the daughter of Michael and Joanne Hurley and the sister of Bradley.237 She was 15 years old at the time of her death on 22nd May 2017.238

Megan had a real talent for sport. She competed for her school in running and was a strong swimmer.239 She loved spending time on a jet ski with her dad.240 She loved history, but also had a creative side and chose photography and graphic design as two of her GCSEs.241

I heard about Megan’s surprising maturity and that she had “a very gentle, quiet nature that everyone was endeared by”.242 Family friends commented that Megan “was the daughter that you hoped your own daughters would turn into”.243 She was family orientated and idolised all her cousins.244 Her parents felt that, given her caring nature, she would make an amazing midwife.245 She had also been considering a career in physiotherapy, or perhaps becoming a vet because of her love of animals.246

Megan’s bond with her brother Bradley was commented upon by many. Some spoke of being “in awe” of their relationship,247 and that they were like best friends, with a “sort of secret language”, which saw them laughing hysterically at things no one else understood.248

I heard from many people who loved Megan. They spoke of her beautiful and infectious smile249 and how it was easy for her to make others feel happy.250 It is said that she made and kept friends easily251 and I can see why.

Events of 22nd May 2017

Megan loved Ariana Grande and received a ticket to the concert as a Christmas present.252 Bradley bought a ticket so that he could go with her.253 Megan was so excited in the lead‑up to the concert that she would share videos and pictures with Bradley, counting down to the date.254

On the day of the concert, Megan and Bradley spent time getting ready together, joking and taking photographs.255 There was a happy atmosphere in the Hurley home and they were both excited about the night ahead.256 After being dropped off by their parents, Megan and Bradley bought T‑shirts before finding their seats.257 Megan and Bradley spent the concert singing, dancing and taking photographs together, having a wonderful night.258 They left their seats after the encore and walked together, holding hands and laughing, to the City Room.259 They entered the City Room at 22:30:49.260