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New suspect in Yvonne Fletcher killing

Prosecutors say police investigating the 1984 killing of Pc Yvonne Fletcher need to visit to Libya after a new suspect in the case emerged.

Pc Fletcher, 25, was shot dead while policing a protest against the Gaddafi regime at the Libyan embassy in London.

The Daily Telegraph says a report for the Crown Prosecution Service includes a witness account that claims the shooter was Abdulmagid Salah Ameri.

The Foreign Office has said concluding the investigation is a "priority".

Tom Symonds reports.

  • 27 Aug 2011
  • From the section UK