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PSNI probe into 2002 murder marred by 'significant failings'

The family of Gerard Lawlor raised concerns with the PONI about how the investigation was conducted, as well as the preventability of his murder and possible collusion.

Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland Marie Anderson

Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland Marie Anderson

Date - 31st August 2023
By - Cash Boyle
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The PSNI made a number of investigative mistakes when probing the murder of Gerard Lawlor, but the Police Ombudsman (PONI) found no evidence of collusion and concluded that the killing couldn't have been prevented. Mr Lawlor, a 19-year-old...
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