Ex-NI Sec: 'Completely untrue' govt planned Finucane's death

Sir Tom King was the Northern Ireland Secretary under Thatcher's government, and served during the time Pat Finucane was murdered.

He told ITV News that today's review by Lord de Silva was important as it rejected allegations that the government was involved in any plan to kill the Catholic solicitor.

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State role in Finucane murder

British government agents played "key roles" in the 1989 murder of Belfast lawyer Pat Finucane, a report has found. There had been long-running allegations of state collusion in his death.