The brother of murdered private investigator Daniel Morgan is hoping his family will finally get answers in their three-decade fight for the truth about the murder.
Alastair Morgan told Sky News he was sure a long-awaited independent report on the murder would “justify” it and back his claims that police corruption and collusion with organized criminals were at the heart of the crime. case.
The report of an independent panel, drawn up eight years ago, is due for release on Tuesday.
The panel examined the multiple failed police investigations and whether those investigations were obstructed by corrupt agents.
Daniel Morgan was murdered in the parking lot of a South London pub on March 10, 1987.
The 38-year-old was inside the Golden Lion in Sydenham for a meeting with Jonathan Rees, his business partner in the private investigation agency they ran together.
Later that evening, Mr Morgan was attacked as he left the pub to retrieve his BMW.
His killer was waiting for him in the back parking lot and as he approached his car he was repeatedly punched in the back of the head with an ax.
Notes he had been seen writing earlier had been stolen from a torn pants pocket.
A Rolex watch was stolen, but Mr. Morgan’s wallet and a large amount of money were left untouched.
Despite spending over £ 30million on five separate investigations, no one has ever been brought to justice for the murder.
Alistair Morgan, who continues to lead the search for his family’s answers, believes his younger brother was about to expose corruption among some police officers based at nearby Catford Police Station when he was killed.
And he claims the Metropolitan Police Service continued to avoid …
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