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: We've learnt and changed

Police have apologised to families and said that they have learned the lessons of the past.

We now try and operate in a transparent way and tell families what we're doing. That wasn't always the case many years ago. We've clearly learnt from other organisations that have been through similar processes and we too now put specialist officers in place to talk to families.

– Debbie Simpson, Deputy chief constable, ACPO

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