19/12/2012

New Police Inquiry Into Hillsborough Disaster To Launch

The Home Secretary has announced a new police inquiry into the Hillsborough disaster, as the Attorney General urged the High Court to quash the inquest verdicts on the 96 victims.

The new investigation will be headed by former Durham Chief Constable Jon Stoddart and will re-examine what happened in 1989.

Theresa May said: "I am determined to see a swift and thorough response to the findings of the Hillsborough Panel to deliver justice for the 96 football fans who died and the families who have fought so hard on their behalf."

Many campaigns by the families of the victims who were killed at the FA Cup final, have travelled to the Royal Courts of Justice in London.

(CD)

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