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Bertie's favourite paper fupped up murder investigation

category international | crime and justice | other press author Monday July 04, 2011 23:59author by Nortsider

NOTW "heinous" and "despicable"

In March 2002, while police were investigating the disappearance of thirteen-year-old schoolgirl Millie Dowler, the "News Of The World" hacked into Millie's phone messages with the help of its own full-time private investigator, Glenn Mulcaire.

Millie disappeared on the 21st of March 2002. While the police investigation was under way the "News Of The World" not only hacked into her phone, but also DELETED some of the earlier messages to make space for more.

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author by Karmapublication date Thu Jul 07, 2011 17:57author address author phone

The "News of the World" is to close. Next Sundays edition will be the last according to a statement from James Murdoch, son of Rupert Murdoch. It will not run any ads in the final edition.
Looks as if their ace sports writer Bertie will have to climb back into his cupboard or fridge, or whatever it was.

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author by Karmapublication date Thu Jul 07, 2011 18:01author address author phone

James Murdoch's statement in full is published in the Irish Times, at link-

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author by opus diablos - the regressive hypocrite partypublication date Fri Jul 08, 2011 12:15author address author phone


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