Hillsborough: Stories of the Midlands victims

The jury at the new inquests into the Hillsborough disaster have concluded that the 96 Liverpool fans who died were unlawfully killed.

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Report: Man wrongly accused in Hillsborough probe

A survivor of the Hillsborough disaster has accused West Midlands Police of unforgivable behaviour over the way they investigated the tragedy.

The force was called in after the disaster to look into how officers from South Yorkshire Police handled events on the day.

Nick Braley - who lived for a number of years in Staffordshire - came forward as a witness to help establish what had actually happened at the ground.

He says he was wrongly accused of being a political agitator who was anti-police as Keith Wilkinson reports.

West Midlands Police issued a full statement in light of the findings.

"Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of loved ones who died in the Hillsborough tragedy. West Midlands Police co-operated fully with the inquest and welcomed the transparency it brought. We sincerely hope it finally brings closure for the families affected by that terrible day."

– West Midlands Police

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