Stephen Lawrence: La policia diu que nova informació ha arribat a
originalment per: BBC News
publicat: 4de gener 2012
Detectius en el cas de Stephen Lawrence se'ls va donar nova informació durant el judici de dos homes condemnats pel seu assassinat, s'ha revelat.
Police said there had been at least five calls from the public and the information was being evaluated. Gary Dobson, 36, i David Norris, 35, van ser empresonats de per vida pel 1993 racist killing in south-east London. Britain’s top police officer has said the remaining suspects in the case “no ha de descansar fàcilment en els seus llits”.
De la policia metropolitana, Bernard Hogan-Howe va dir que la força es “examinant activament les conseqüències del que les oportunitats es poden presentar” per les conviccions. Va afegir: “Qualsevol cosa que vostè sap, Si us plau, digui'ns. Podem fer una diferència en aquest cas encara.” Llibre: El cas de Stephen Lawrence >
The new development was revealed by Det Ch Insp Clive Driscoll, who was commended by the trial judge for his work on the latest investigation. He said: “We have had people who have phoned in during the trial and offered their assistance and we are looking at that to the best of our abilities. People will always phone in when you get this type of case.”
Det Ch Insp Driscoll, who has led the investigation since 2006, said officers would visit Dobson and Norris in prison to see whether they would assist the inquiry.
He said this was standard procedure where other offenders remained at large – but even if they did help police there is no possibility of reducing sentences.
Dobson was sentenced to a minimum of 15 years and two months and Norris 14 years and three months. Gary Dobson and David Norris were sentenced at the Old Bailey
Det Ch Insp Driscoll said he felt “optimistic” about progress in the case and said there were still opportunities to gather forensic evidence.
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