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Negligence not collusion led to Billy Wright murder

The murder of loyalist leader Billy Wright was the result of serious failings by the prison service, not state collusion, an inquiry has found.

Wright, the head of the Loyalist Volunteer Force (LVF), was shot dead inside the Maze prison by republican prisoners in December 1997.

His family believe he was a victim of collusion between prison authorities, the security services and police. But the report said his murder happened because of negligence, not intention.

Liz Mackean considers the findings of the inquiry.

Broadcast on Tuesday 14 September 2010.


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