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Thursday, March 16, 2006

UK: Cops Get Damages for Seeing Violent Crime Scene

The AP Reports: "A British court awarded six prison officers damages and legal costs reported to be in excess of 1 million pounds (US$1.75 million, euro1.45 million) Wednesday for "walking into a scene of gothic horror" where an inmate had strangled his cellmate and then disemboweled him."  Story here.

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