Published 25th January 2019

Police failures in domestic homicide case

Coroner criticises police and makes recommendations to prevent future deaths following the murder of Anne-Marie Nield in Rochdale.

Anne-Marie died from multiple injuries inflicted upon her by her ex-partner Richard Howarth.

Reaching a conclusion of unlawful killing, the Coroner highlighted her concerns that both front line and specialist police officers had failed to understand or implement the Greater Manchester Police Domestic Violence Policy.

Read the full press statement here.

Sophie Naftalin acts for Anne-Marie’s sister, Cathy McIntosh.

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