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No Lynette White public inquiry, Home Secretary says

Home Secretary Theresa May has ruled out a public inquiry into the collapse of a police corruption trial relating to the notorious murder of a woman in Cardiff on Valentine's Day in 1988.

Three men were wrongly jailed for killing Lynette White at the docklands flat she used while working as a prostitute.

In December 2011 the trial of eight police officers charged with perverting the course of justice was halted when evidence temporarily went missing.

The Home Office said there would be no public inquiry "at this stage" but Mrs May would review her decision following completion of a related investigation by an outside force for South Wales Police.

Nick Palit reports.

  • 27 Sep 2013
  • From the section Wales
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