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United Kingdom

4 June 2010

Mirror (UK)

Two days after the shooting spree, crucial ­questions about the police operation and contact with Derrick Bird remain left unanswered. Senior officers have refused to discuss several issues surrounding their pursuit of the taxi driver, insisting they would not "speculate" on what happened. Despite huge admiration for officers' efforts in dealing with the aftermath of the massacre, Cumbrians expressed concern that Bird roamed free for three hours, increasing his grim... (

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