Police admission on body parts

A report finds police in England and Wales unnecessarily kept nearly 500 major body parts without telling the relatives of those who died.

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Police priority 'to put families first'

PSNI Assistant Chief Constable George Hamilton said:

The police service respects the right of any family to take this action.

In terms of interaction with families affected by the human tissue review, police have ensured that highly trained family liaison officers have met personally with families.

It has always been the priority of police to put families and their needs first in what is a very distressing time.

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