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    UK - Daniel Morgan, 37, Sydenham, London, 10 March 1987

    Below is a CNN video that does a good job of describing the case and the links to the recent hacking scandal.

    CNN's Atika Shubert reports on a murder mystery in the UK and how it ties into police and News Corp. corruption.
    http://www.cnn.com/video/?hpt=hp_t3#...er-mystery.cnn

    Also....

    Daniel Morgan axe murder: Mother to meet home secretary
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-15828438

    Daniel Morgan (private investigator)

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    Daniel Morgan was a private investigator brutally murdered in Sydenham, south east London, in March 1987. He was said to have been close to exposing important police corruption. His death was the subject of several failed police inquiries and in 2011 was at the centre of allegations concerning the suspect conduct of News of the World journalists. Morgan's unsolved murder has been described as a reminder of the old London police culture of corruption and unaccountability.

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    Last edited by OkieGranny; 11-12-2015 at 07:27 PM. Reason: broken link

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    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/radio/pod...lming-and-des/

    In early March 1987, a private investigator called Daniel Morgan told friends that he’d uncovered evidence of major corruption within the Metropolitan Police, which he planned to share with the media. Days later, he was murdered in a pub car park in Sydenham, south London.

    Nearly 30 years on, after five separate police investigations into the killing and some decidedly suspicious goings on behind the scenes, the case remains unsolved – making it one of the murkiest, and most conspiracy-laden, stories in the Met’s long history...

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    https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-r...listen-podcast

    ‘This is not a whodunnit,” says Peter Jukes. “It’s a story about the biggest cover-up in the history of British police, and how they got away with it.”

    Jukes is talking about his new podcast Untold, which probes the brutal murder of private eye Daniel Morgan in the car park of a south London pub in 1987 – and the three decades of intrigue that followed it.

    The serial is on its third episode, and is topping the iTunes charts.

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    UK - Daniel Morgan, 37, Sydenham, London, 10 March 1987

    Guardian:

    Daniel Morgan murder suspects named in court 30 years after killing
    High court hears claims that Glenn Vian and Jonathan Rees killed
    the private detective in one of UK’s most notorious unsolved crimes

    The alleged conspirators in the unsolved murder of Daniel Morgan have been named in court, nearly 30 years after the private detective was found dead with an axe embedded in his head in a pub car park.

    The high court heard allegations from lawyers acting for the Metropolitan police that Glenn Vian struck two fatal blows with the axe having been paid to carry out the killing by Jonathan Rees, an investigator who was Morgan’s business partner.

    Rees carried out extensive work as an private eye for the News of the World, and earned up to £150,000 a year for the tabloid by providing it with information and stories, despite claims of him having links to police officers suspected of corruption.

    Morgan was killed in 1987 and no one has ever been convicted over his death, one of the UK’s most notorious unsolved crimes. The court heard that Morgan was investigating the drugs trade and was killed because he knew too much.
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    Wikipedia: Murder of Daniel Morgan

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    Guardian:

    Daniel Morgan: how a 30-year-old murder haunts Britain's powerful

    Private eye’s unsolved death dogs Murdoch bid for Sky and the
    Met’s reputation, and fuels demands for another Leveson inquiry



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