Hillsborough match commander will not testify at his trial

David Duckenfield’s lawyer says he will not call ex-officer at manslaughter hearing The former South Yorkshire police officer who was match commander during the Hillsborough disaster, in which 96 people were killed, will not give evidence at his trial for manslaughter. Benjamin Myers QC, defending, told the judge, Sir Peter Openshaw, in front of the jury at Preston crown court: “My lord, we don’t call Mr Duckenfield to give evidence.” Continue reading...

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