The chief constable of Cleveland Police has taken emergency action to halve the time it takes for inquests to be held on Teesside after finding there was a backlog of hundreds.
The pledge has been welcomed by grieving families who still do not know how their loved ones died.
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Ian Stewart reported his fiancé missing last April after suffocating her and dumping her body in a cesspit, in a murder motivated by money
Northumbrian author Helen Bailey believed Ian Stewart was her “happy ending”. He was anything but, as he brutally ended her life.
Polly and Lolly have been friends for over 17 years. Both still work in the region.