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An investigation by the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has concluded that nine Hampshire Constabulary officers have a case to answer for misconduct following the trial of a gang of people accused of torturing and murdering a young man for his money and computer.
In April last year the IPCC began an investigation into how the force handled an allegation that Jamie Dack had been assaulted in the weeks before his body was found last year.
The twenty two year old's body was found burnt in a bin in Southampton. Three men and a woman were jailed for his murder.
IPCC investigators also examined how Hampshire Constabulary progressed reports from members of the public that Jamie was missing two days before he was discovered.
Another officer, a police constable, will attend a misconduct meeting after failings in the investigation into Jamie’s assault.
A gang who tortured and murdered a young man for his money and computer were today jailed for a total of 121 years.
22-year-old Jamie Dack's body was found burnt in a bin in Southampton last April. A judge at Winchester Crown Court told the three men and one woman the killing was sadistic. They'd taken phoptographs of the terribly injured victim for pleasure.
Kerry Swain was in court for the sentencing and sends this report.
Four members of a gang who tortured a young man to death have been jailed for a total of 121 years. Jamie Dack's body was found burnt in a bin in Southampton in April last year.
Four people have been jailed for life for the murder of Jamie Dack, whose body was found burnt in a bin in Southampton. The 22-two-year old was killed for his money and computer in April last year.
- Donna Chalk sentenced to a minimum of 25 years
- Dwyer Skeats sentenced to a minimum of 32 years
- Ryan Woodmansey sentenced to a minimum of 30 years
- Lee Nicholls sentenced to a minimum of 34 years
Four people are due to be sentenced today for murdering Jamie Dack, whose body was found burnt in a bin in Southampton. The 22-two-year old was killed for his money and computer in April last year.
A gang - who tortured a vulnerable young man to death - have been found guilty of murder. Click video to see our full background report.
One of the torture gang - Donna Chalk. Jamie Dack's body was found in a bin on fire in Southampton.
Two of the three torturers who murdered Jamie Dack in Southampton. They tortured Jamie and burned his body in an industrial bin. Woodmansey, 32 and Dwyer Skeats, 27, were found guilty along with 22-year--old Donna Chalk. Lee Nicholls, 29, had already admitted murder.
A gang tortured to death a vulnerable man with broken bottles and knives before setting his body alight - all to steal his computer and cash so they could go out. Jamie Dack, 22, endured a prolonged attack over the Easter weekend which led to his charred body being dumped in a bin
Ryan Woodmansey, 31, Andrew Dwyer-Skeats, 26, and Donna Louise Chalk, 21, were found guilty of murder. Lee Matthew Nicholls, 28, had already pleaded guilty to murder. More later.