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5 Oct 2021

Stephen Port: Inquests into deaths of his murder victims to look at police competence

Home Affairs Correspondent

While the police are struggling to restore trust over the Sarah Everard murder, officers also came under scrutiny today at the inquest into the deaths of four young gay men murdered by the serial killer Stephen Port.

The coroner said the inquests would look into the “competency and adequacy” of the police investigations and whether they missed opportunities to stop him sooner.