Police mistakes in the Halliwell case: is it time for a change of PACE? – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted December 14th, 2012 in evidence, murder, news, police, prosecutions, sub judice by tracey

“The story of what has happened to Detective Superintendent Fulcher would drive anyone to despair for the sanity of our legal system,” reflected a journalist in the Daily Telegraph in October. Certainly, there have been plenty of calls for reform of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 following the debacle over Christopher Halliwell, who abducted and killed a young clubber, but escaped prosecution for the murder of a second victim, despite having confessed and taken the police to where she was buried.”

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 13th December 2012

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