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Media briefing notes from Haut de la Garenne

NOTES FROM MEDIA BRIEFING HELD AT 13.35HRS AT HAUT DE LA GARENNE ON SATURDAY 1 MARCH 29

TAKEN BY DEPUTY CHIEF OFFICER LENNY HARPER  - INPUT FROM JULIE ROBERTS AND KARL HARRISON “ LGC FORENSICS

- work is progressing in the cellar with detailed forensic examination

- reports have been received of a victim being recently approached by a former care worker “ this is under investigation as a serious criminal offence “ possible pervert course justice offences

- persons involved in the enquiry are not to be approached

- the examination on the remains already found may take 3-4 weeks to be processed

- search team officers have started clearing a section of field on the south side “ bones were found there this morning but these are confirmed as not being human.

- SoJ police are determined there will be no room for criticism of the investigation at the conclusion

- Systematic searches are being made where the remains were recovered

- This is a complex scene

- Issues over carbon dating etc were discussed

- Repeated warning for persons not to make approaches to victims / winesses with view to perverting the enquiry.

 

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