The transcripts of the official inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the press. More…

We were contacted by the paper, who informed us that they had a picture and they were going to publish it and were looking for wider comments around the issue. The press officer spoke to the SIO and an attempt was made to stop them publishing. It escalated, with the senior investigating officer having to contact the editor of that newspaper and explaining the potential consequences of that action in relation to the identification procedure, and then the editor agreed to delay publication until after the identification procedure took place.

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