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Complainant Name:
Mrs Tracy Rees

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Sun

Complaint:

Mrs Tracy Rees of Bettws complained that the newspaper had published photographs of her son Sean (and neighbour Neil Owen), who both had sadly taken their own lives. The families had previously informed the newspaper that they would be distressed by republication.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper sent a letter of apology to the complainant, removed the article from the website and undertook not to re-use the photographs.

Report: 78



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