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Complainant Name:
Ms Eileen Dempsey

Clauses Noted: 1, 5

Publication: The Independent on Sunday

Ms Eileen Dempsey of Glasgow complained that a report of her sonís death was insensitive and contained inaccuracies, especially the suggestion that the Coronerís verdict gave, as cause of death, a reaction to cocaine. In fact, the Coroner recorded a verdict of accidental death by multiple injuries.

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper published a correction and apologised to the complainant and her family.

Report: 66

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