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Complainant Name:
Judy Chivers

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Waltham Forest Guardian

Complaint:

Judy Chivers complained, on behalf of her son Sean Lucas, that the newspaper had inaccurately reported that her son was a "murderer" when, in fact, he had been sentenced for manslaughter.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper: offered an explanation as to how the error occurred; published a correction and apology in the newspaper and sent a private letter of apology to the complainant and her family.

Date Published: 80



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