Tuesday, July 20, 1999 Published at 15:10 GMT 16:10 UK
Hillsborough policemen face trial
Accused: Bernard Murray and David Duckenfield
Two former senior policemen on duty during the Hillsborough disaster are to stand trial.
Former Chief Superintendent David Duckenfield and former Superintendent Bernard Murray face charges of manslaughter over two of the 96 Liverpool football fans who died. They are also charged with wilful neglect of public duty at the 1989 disaster.
The private prosecution against Mr Duckenfield and Mr Murray is the first criminal case arising from the tragedy.
The decision was greeted with joy by members of the support group, who have fought for 10 years for a prosecution over the disaster.
Last week stipendiary magistrate Mr Cadbury rejected a defence argument that a fair trial could not take place.