Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield is to get funding to fight possible prosecution on charges of gross negligence manslaughter. News of the development came on Monday at a hearing at Preston Crown Court, sitting at the Royal Courts of Justice … Continue reading
South Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) has refused to pay the legal costs of David Duckenfield who faces charges over the Hillsborough disaster. Former Ch Supt Duckenfield, who was the police match commander on the day, is facing charges … Continue reading
The “burning injustice” felt by those affected by public disasters must end, a report on the experiences of the Hillsborough families has found. Bishop James Jones said “a change in attitude” was needed to ensure their “pain and suffering” was … Continue reading
FIVE men charged in relation to the Hillsborough disaster are making their first Crown Court appearance today — 28 years after 96 fans died in the tragedy in Sheffield. Graham Mackrell, secretary of Sheffield Wednesday at the time, ex-police solicitor … Continue reading
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Three ex-police officers charged over the Hillsborough disaster have applied for public funds for their legal fees. They include former Ch Supt David Duckenfield who faces 95 charges of manslaughter by gross negligence following the 1989 disaster. Former Ch Supt … Continue reading