Metropolitan Police faces £4 million lawsuit over handling of Daniel Morgan murder


Police Riding Helmetsource: Croydon Advertiser
published: 20 October 2014

More than 27 years ago, South Norwood private investigator Daniel Morgan was found dead in a pub car park with an axe in his head. 

Yet after all that time, the culprit has never been brought to justice and what actually happened that night outside the Golden Lion pub in Sydenham remains equally unclear.

And now another ugly fall-out from the brutal murder could be brewing for the Metropolitan Police as the total spent on five failed investigations and other inquiries nears £100 million.

A £4 million lawsuit against the Metropolitan Police has been launched by four men who were facing trial for Mr Morgan’s killing and another former police officer who was charged with perverting the course of justice in the case.

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