29 years on and still no answers on Daniel Morgan murder


Daniel Morgan
Daniel Morgan

source: South Wales Argos
published: 10 March 2016

Today marks the 29th anniversary of the murder of Cwmbran private detective Daniel Morgan – but the truth of how he met his death still remains a mystery.

The 37-year-old had allegedly been investigating claims of corruption within the Metropolitan Police when his body was found in the car park of a south London pub with an axe lodged in his head on March 10, 1987.

Almost three decades on the crime remains unsolved despite a series of police inquiries and a tireless campaign by the family of the father-of-two to reach the truth.

It has been claimed the same alleged corruption Mr Morgan was investigating when he died has prevented his killer from being brought to justice.

Scotland Yard has reiterated a refusal to release an internal report into alleged police corruption.

Today the Argus labels the situation a national disgrace.

Last week Newport West MP Paul Flynn, who took up the seat he still holds today just three months after Mr Morgan was murdered, said he had been allowed to see a copy of the Tiberius report last year and called it “the most deeply shocking document I have read in my life”.

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