A spelling mistake on a police computer allowed a man with a history of domestic abuse to kill his partner, according to a report.
The police watchdog has criticised the Northumbria force for mistakes that led to the death of Sarah Gosling in Newcastle earlier this year.
Watch Ben Chapman's report here:
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