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Wednesday, 28 June 2017
Hillsborough Tragedy 15th April 1989 ~ CPS announces charging decisions
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has made charging decisions in respect of certain individuals connected with the 1989 Hillsborough Football Stadium tragedy. The announcement may be read HERE. The announcement states that - "Criminal proceedings have now commenced and the defendants have a right
to a fair trial. It is extremely important that there should be no
reporting, commentary or sharing of information online which could in
any way prejudice these proceedings."