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Complainant Name:
Sam O'Regan

Clauses Noted: 1, 5

Publication: Bath Chronicle

Complaint:

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.

Resolution:

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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