Hillsborough: Duckenfield and others bid to stop prosecutions

Hillsborough: Duckenfield and others bid to stop prosecutions
 

Six men including former police chief David Duckenfield have begun a legal bid to prevent them being prosecuted over the Hillsborough Disaster.
They have asked a judge at Preston Crown Court to halt any future prosecutions by claiming they are an abuse of the legal process.
A legal order imposed in 2000 would have to be lifted before Mr Duckenfield can face manslaughter charges.
The hearing is expected to last up to two weeks.
Mr Duckenfield faces 95 charges of gross negligence manslaughter following a fatal crush at the 1989 FA Cup semi-final which resulted in the deaths of 96 Liverpool... read more

 
11 June 2018 in Regional, Views: 47
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