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GUARDIAN – Hillsborough disaster: sister of victim says police ‘turned their backs’ on him

South Yorkshire police accused by Louise Brookes of failing ‘law-abiding’ brother at new inquest into tragedy that killed 96The sister of a 26-year-old man who was one of the 96 people killed at Hillsborough in April 1989 has accused South Yorkshire police at the new inquest into the disaster of “literally turning their backs” on her brother when he needed them most.Louise Brookes described Andrew Brookes, who was nine years older than her, as “a lovely brother” she looked up to, a “reliable, trustworthy” man of integrity and morals. Continue reading…

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GUARDIAN – Hillsborough disaster police officers identified as suspects in ‘cover-up’

Thirteen retired or serving officers face questioning, the Independent Police Complaints Commission revealsThirteen retired or serving police officers have been identified as “suspects” in the continuing investigation into the police cover-up after the Hillsborough disaster, the Independent Police Complaints Commission has said.The commission said 11 of these had already been interviewed under caution relating to a range of offences including manslaughter, misconduct in a public office, and perverting the course of justice.

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