L/Cpl Jeffrey Young
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'No justice' for Corporal Jeffrey Young killed in IRA bomb

The family of a Welsh soldier killed in an IRA attack fear they will never get justice after a legal blunder meant the alleged bomber has walked free.

L/Cpl Jeffrey Young, 19, from Tonyrefail, Rhondda Cynon Taf, died in the 1982 Hyde Park blast.

The trial of John Downey, 62, for the bombing collapsed as he was wrongly told he was not wanted by police.

A judge ruled the official assurance meant Downey - who had denied murder - could not be prosecuted.

Mr Young's family has criticised the sequence of events that led to the trial collapsing.

Nick Palit reports.

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  • 27 Feb 2014