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Possible review of Welsh detective axe murder case

Daniel Morgan was found axed to death in car park of a London pub in 1987.

The Home Office says it's in discussions with the family of Daniel Morgan following reports that there is to be an independent review of the murder which could trigger a new inquiry.

The private detective, who was from the Cwmbran area, was killed with an axe outside a pub in Sydenham in 1987.

His family claim he was very close to revealing police corruption.

An estimated £50m has been spent on inquiries and investigations since then and his family continue to fight for the truth about why he died.

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

The Home Office says it hopes to make an announcement shortly.


Daniel Morgan's family to meet police and prosecutors

The family of a Welsh private investigator are to meet police and prosecutors to discuss the investigation into his murder. Daniel Morgan, who was from Cwmbran, was found dead in the carpark of a London pub in 1987.

Last year, the trial of several men accused of being connected to the murder collapsed. His family have called for a judge-led inquiry into the case.


Murdered Welsh detectives' family treated "disgracefully" by police

An MP has claimed that the Metropolitan Police has treated the family of a murdered Welsh detective "disgracefully." In a debate at the House of Commons, Tom Watson called for a judge led public inquiry into the police investigation.

He said the investigation of the murder of Daniel Morgan was one of the most deplorable episodes in the Metropolitan Police's history.

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