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Complainant Name:
Mr Adam Kelliher

Clauses Noted: 1, 5

Publication: The Independent

Complaint:
Mr Adam Kelliher of London complained, on behalf of the Horrobin family, that the newspaper’s obituary – which was by the same author as the more unacceptable obituary in the BMJ – of the late Dr David Horrobin contained inaccuracies and was insensitive at the time of their recent bereavement.

Resolution:
The newspaper gave an explanation for the article. The complainant considered that the newspaper had displayed no personal animosity towards Dr Horrobin and did not wish to pursue this complaint further.

Report: 62



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