Wright inquiry findings to be published in September

The findings of a public inquiry into the prison murder of loyalist Billy Wright in Northern Ireland is to be published in September.

The former leader of the LVF was shot dead by republicans who smuggled weapons into the top security Maze prison in 1997.

The £30m (€36m) investigation looked at alleged security lapses and allegations of an official plot to have Wright killed because of the danger he posed to the peace process.

Northern Ireland Secretary Owen Paterson said the finsings would be released on September 14 and did not pose a threat to the lives of individuals included.


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