The lawyer representing Freddie Starr has criticised police after the announcement the entertainer would not be prosecuted following claims of indecent assault.
Dean Dunham said: "We are very critical of the police. This investigation has taken far too long. It's had a huge impact on Freddie's health, a huge impact on his family...We are pleased it has now come to an end."
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The boy was found unconscious and in cardiac arrest and was rushed to hospital where he died.
The victim, who was wearing her uniform at the time, was found knocking on doors nearly four hours after she was abducted.
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