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Christopher Alder

Christopher Alder mortuary blunder: No prosecutions as CPS upholds decision after review

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) announced in October there was “insufficient evidence” to charge anyone over the scandal, which resulted in the body of an elderly Nigerian woman being buried in the grave of former paratrooper Christopher Alder. However, following an appeal by a lawyer representing Mr Alder’s sister Janet, the CPS agreed to review its decision.

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Second funeral held for Christopher Alder

The funeral of a man whose body was discovered 11 years after his family thought they had buried him is understood to have been held. Christopher Alder’s body was discovered in a Hull mortuary in November 2011. South Yorkshire Police is investigating the circumstances that led to another body, thought to be that of Grace Kamara, being buried in his grave at the city’s Northern Cemetery.

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Christopher Alder

Ex-soldier killed by police by Mikey Powell Campaign Originally published 14th Oct 2004 Updates listed at the foot of this item Christopher Alder, 37, of Hull, died at Queen’s Gardens police station in Hull in April 1998. The father-of-two had been arrested in hospital, where he was being treated for […]

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Government to apologise to Alder family over custody death

The government will formally apologise through the European court of human rights (ECHR) to the family of Christopher Alder, a black ex-soldier who choked to death in handcuffs on the floor of a Hull police station 13 years ago. The “unilateral declaration” made by the United Kingdom to the court is a highly unusual admission of widespread failures in the investigation into the cause of the Falklands veteran’s death.