Apology to family of Katrice Lee

Katrice Lee from Hartlepool was two-years-old when she vanished in 1981. Her family now say that after thirty years they've had an apology from the Royal Military Police for how the case was initially handled.

Full Report: Apology for family of missing Katrice

The family of a toddler who went missing from a British Army barracks in Germany more than thirty years ago say they've just had an apology - and an admission there were failings in the initial investigation into her disappearance.

Katrice Lee from Hartlepool was two when she vanished in 1981. Her parents have always argued that the military police were slow to react.

Her father, Richard, says although he welcomes the apology, he feels a public inquiry is the only way the family will discover the truth.

You can see the full report from Claire Montgomery below.

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Family speak of apparent apology from Military Police

The family of a toddler who went missing from a British Army barracks in Germany more than thirty years ago say they have had an apology from the Royal Military Police and an admission that there were failings in the initial investigation into her disappearance.

Katrice Lee from Hartlepool was two-years-old when she vanished in 1981.

Her father says the apparent apology came during a private meeting between her mother, sister and the head of the Military Police.