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Case Ref : 20120303, Grainger, Anthony

Official Narrative

Anthony Grainger was shot and killed by an armed Greater Manchester Police officer in Culcheth , Cheshire, England, on 3 March 2012. At the time, Grainger was unarmed. In January 2014 the Crown Prosecution Service announced that they would be prosecuting Chief Constable Peter Fahy under health and safety legislation over the shooting, and a full public inquiry into Grainger's death was concluded July 2019, blaming the police. The Report found that Grainger was a career criminal who posed a potential threat to the police.

Email received

I am wondering why you havn’t done a piece on Anthony Grainger who was shot dead by police in Culcheth just over 5years ago. An inquiry has been held but not much info coming out.


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