PC Blakelock trial date set

A provisional trial date has been set at the Old Bailey for a 44-year-old man charged with the murder of PC Keith Blakelock during the Broadwater Farm riots in 1985.

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Blakelock family 'have never given up hope' for justice

Relatives of PC Keith Blakelock released a brief statement through police after a man was charged with his murder:

The family of PC Keith Blakelock have never given up hope in getting justice for him. We welcome this news, and extend our eternal gratitude to the Metropolitan Police Service.

– Family statement

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