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Complainant Name:
Mr and Mrs Hepburn

Clauses Noted: 5, 16

Publication: Sunday Mail

Complaint:
Mr and Mrs Hepburn of West Dunbartonshire were concerned that the newspaper may have paid the girlfriend of their deceased son for an interview about his death. They also considered that the article was insensitive and unbalanced.

Resolution:
The complaint was resolved when the newspaper, which made clear that it had not paid the interviewee, amended its records to reflect the complainantsí unhappiness with the article.

Report: 70



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