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Daniel Morgan's family blast 'useless' report

Daniel Morgan was found axed to death in car park of a London pub in 1987 Photo: ITV News Wales

The family of a private investigator who was murdered have described the latest official report into his death as "useless".

Daniel Morgan was killed with an axe outside a pub in Sydenham on March 10 in 1987. His family claim he was very close to revealing police corruption.

While an estimated £50m has been spent on 'inquiries and investigations' since that time, his family continue to fight for the truth about why he died.

Today they met with police and prosecutors to discuss the state of the investigation into his death.

In a joint report by the Crown Prosecution Service and police, a total of 17 points of "good practice" were published. What was also highlighted in the report were failures surrounding the use of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act of 2005.

Despite five police investigations, nobody has ever been found guilty of the murder.

The fifth inquiry collapsed last year. Three men - including Morgan's former business partner - were acquitted after the judge ruled senior police had coached one of the main supergrasses in the case.

It was also revealed that large amounts of evidence had not been disclosed to the defence team, partly as a result of the sheer amount of material gathered over the years.

The Acting Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police at the time, Tim Godwin, apologised to the family personally, acknowledging that there had been a "repeated failure" within the force to acknowledge how police corruption had hindered the investigation.

The Home Office has not yet ruled out a judicial inquiry into police handling of the case.

For more on this story visit ITV London Tonight.