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Complainant Name:
Sam O'Regan

Clauses Noted: 1, 5

Publication: Bath Chronicle


Sam O'Regan complained to the Press Complaints Commission that the newspaper had misreported his brother's cause of death and, in doing so, had intruded into his family's grief.


The complaint was resolved when the newspaper took the following steps: it apologised to the complainant and his family; it arranged for the online articles to be amended appropriately, including the removal of the image under complaint; it corrected its archive; and it offered to carry a print apology.

Date Published: 23/02/2012

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