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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He has admitted his squad were simply not good enough to avoid another scrap for Barclays Premier League survival.
The incident took place on Sunday October 4th close to Marton Road in the town.
71-year-old Robert Howard was in jail at HMP Frankland and was due to give evidence at a re-ordered inquest in Belfast.