Anniversary of Terry Lloyd death

Today is the tenth anniversary of the death of ITV News reporter Terry Lloyd, who was killed in Iraq. Tonight, an ITV documentary shows his daughter Chelsey retrace his last steps and talk to the US commander who ordered the attack on Terry's convoy

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Commander: 'Unfortunate circumstances' around attack

The US Army commander who ordered the attack on the convoy containing ITV News reporter Terry Lloyd has told Mark Austin "I don't think anybody has any blame" for the incident, adding: "It was just a very unfortunate set of circumstances."

US Marine Corp Lt Vince Hogan, who was commander of Red Platoon, Delta Company, has spoken to Mark and Terry's daughter, Chelsey, for a documentary to be shown on ITV tonight on the tenth anniversary of his death.

Lt Hogan had been in email contact with Chelsey before they met in person. They met in a coffee shop in America, but without any cameras present.

Later, he agreed to meet Mark on film, on condition that the specifics of the attack were not discussed.

He said that of all the engagements he was involved in during the Iraq war, "this is the one I come back to - this is the only one I think about."

After the 2006 inquest into Terry’s death, where a coroner recorded a verdict of unlawful killing, the Lloyd family had called for the Attorney General and the Director of Public Prosecutions to begin proceedings against the Marines believed to have been involved, including Lt Hogan.

Who Killed My Dad? The Death of Terry Lloyd is on ITV at 10.35pm.

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