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Complainant Name:
Mrs Tammy Smith

Clauses Noted: 5

Publication: Exeter Express & Echo

Complaint:

Mrs Tammy Smith complained on behalf of her sister Miss Debbie Nichols that an article reporting the suicide of Miss Nichols ex-partner had contained excessive detail about the method he had used. The complainant was also concerned that the newspaper had named Miss Nichols children.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper sent a private letter to the complainant apologising for the distress caused by the article.

Report: 75



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