John Anthony Downey, who has been charged with the murder of four soldiers in the 1982 Hyde Park bombing, will appear at at Westminster Magistrates' Court this afternoon, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said:
John Anthony Downey is charged with murder of four members of the Royal Household Cavalry in 1982: http://t.co/7pRb4nvOfE
Sue Hemming, head of special crime and counter-terrorism at the CPS said, "It is alleged that Downey is responsible for the improvised explosive device contained in a car parked in South Carriage Drive, SW1, London".
The CPS has determined there is "sufficient evidence for a realistic prospect of conviction and that these charges are in the public interest", she continued.
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