Police returned guns to Atherton

The IPCC has previously said that it was investigating Durham Police's decision to return shotguns to triple murderer Michael Atherton.

Earlier it revealed that its report is 'highly critical' of Durham Police, who knew that Atherton had a history of domestic violence.

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Horden shootings report

An IPCC report has criticised Durham Police over the way they handled a man who killed three people, and then himself.