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Complainant Name:
Miss Debra Sells

Clauses Noted: 3, 5

Publication: Basingstoke Gazette

Complaint:

Miss Debra Sells of Salisbury, mother of Jolene Colpus, complained that the newspaper had published photographs of her daughter’s funeral without her knowledge or permission. She was particularly concerned over photographs of the coffin which had appeared on the front page.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper undertook to interview the complainant at the conclusion of the trial of a man for Jolene’s murder.

Report: 73



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