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Complainant Name:
Mr Kevin Blunnie

Clauses Noted: 5

Publication: Real People

Complaint:

Mr Kevin Blunnie complained to the Press Complaints Commission about an emotive account of his daughter and granddaughter's death, which he considered to have breached of Clause 5 (Intrusion into grief or shock) of the Editors' Code of Practice.

Resolution:

The newspaper responded, apologising to the complainant for the distress the article had caused. The complaint was resolved after the PCC negotiated a private letter of apology for the complainant and his family, as well as a donation to a charity of his choice.

Date Published: 25/07/2013



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