Hillsborough Police Inquiry

The Home Secretary has announced a new police investigation into the Hillsborough disaster. The Attorney General is ask the High Court this morning to quash verdicts of accidental death for the 96 victims.

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Hillsborough families set off for the High Court

Fan pays tribute to the 96 victims of Hillsborough. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Families of the Hillsborough victims are on their way to London for a historic hearing at the High Court.

It is expected that judges will quash the original verdicts of accidental death.

The inquests incorrectly ruled that all 96 Liverpool fans were dead by 3.15pm.

The Attorney General, Dominic Grieve QC, is making the application to the High Court to overturn those verdicts.

The families met at Anfield stadium early this morning on their next step towards justice.

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