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Complainant Name:
Mrs Angela Ford

Clauses Noted: 5

Publication: Express & Star (Wolverhampton)

Complaint:

Mrs Angela Ford complained to the Press Complaints Commission that the newspaper had reported, in breach of Clause 5 (Intrusion into grief or shock) of the Editors' Code of Practice, that her uncle had died, before the family had been notified of his death.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper wrote a private letter of apology to the complainant.

Date Published: 16/01/2013



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