South Yorkshire Police were under investigation for corporate manslaughter for Hillsborough disaster

South Yorkshire Police was under investigation for corporate manslaughter in relation to the Hillsborough disaster, but for charges to be brought it would have to be proven now-deceased chief constable Peter Wright was personally grossly negligent, it has been revealed.

Officials from Operation Resolve asked the Crown Prosecution Service for advice on the consideration of charges against the force in December 2012.

In addition to corporate manslaughter, South Yorkshire Police were referred for consideration for offences contrary to the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

Read more at: http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/south-yorkshire-police-were-under-investigation-for-corporate-manslaughter-for-hillsborough-disaster-1-8622398

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