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United Kingdom

31 December 2009

Times (UK)

An investigation is under way into how a man with a history of violence against women obtained a gun to shoot dead his four-year-old daughter and her mother. As the extent of Andy Copland's criminal past and violent behaviour emerged, the family of Julie Harrison and her daughter, Maisie, said they were "innocents in an awful tragedy". Ms Harrison, 40, died yesterday morning in hospital from head injuries, the day after Copland, a man infatuated with guns, took... (

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