IPCC to investigate police handling of murders

The Independent Police Complaints Commission is to independently investigate breaches of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act in the investigation into the deaths of Rebecca Godden and Sian O'Callaghan:

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Sian taxi murderer gets life

Taxi driver Christopher Halliwell has been jailed for life after admitting the murder of Sian O'Callaghan, who disappeared after a night out in Swindon in March last year. But he escaped justice over a second murder because of a police blunder.