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Stephen Lawrence police unit 'under review'

The dedicated team of detectives set up to investigate the murder of Stephen Lawrence could be disbanded, the BBC understands.

Officers working on the case have received new information during the trial of Gary Dobson and David Norris, which they are evaluating.

But the Met is scaling back its murder squads, and the future of the unit has been described as "far from secure".

Phil Lavelle reports.

  • 05 Jan 2012
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