Thursday 3 December 2009

IPCC Press Release on Complaint From Tomlinson Family

The Independent Police Complaints Commission have issued the following press release on the new complaint from the Tomlinson family:

IPCC to independently investigate complaint from family
of Ian Tomlinson

2 December 2009

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is to independently investigate a complaint from the family of Ian Tomlinson.

The complaint alleges that an Acting Detective Inspector gave incorrect information to a pathologist involved in the third post mortem.

The family submitted a complaint to the IPCC on 30 November 2009.

Notes for editors:

A file was passed to the Crown Prosecution Service on 4 August 2009 following the completion of the IPCC's independent investigation into the death of Ian Tomlinson .

The investigation is continuing concerning complaints made by Mr Tomlinson's family about the media handling following his death.

Issued by:

Trish Keville, IPCC press officer for London and south east on 0207 166 3130

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