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Complainant Name:
Mrs Maria Blamires

Clauses Noted: 5

Publication: Daily Mail


Mrs Maria Blamires, mother of Suzanne Blamires, complained to the Press Complaints Commission that the newspaper had breached Clause 5 (Intrusion into grief or shock) of the Editors' Code by publishing stills taken from the CCTV footage of her daughter's murder by serial killer Stephen Griffiths. The pictures showed her daughter shortly before her death and her killer after the murder.


The matter was resolved privately between the parties.

Date Published: 25/11/2011

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