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Complainant Name:
Mr Thomas Gilbert

Clauses Noted: 5

Publication: Leicester Mercury

Mr Thomas Gilbert of Lutterworth complained that the publication of a photograph of his late son copied from a picture left at the scene of his death was intrusive and insensitive.

The editor of the newspaper wrote personally to the complainant to apologise for distress caused to him and his wife. He also provided an assurance that the image would not be used again.

Report: 65

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