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Seven Gwent Police officers under investigation over Cardiff crash which killed three | UK News

Seven Gwent Police officers under investigation over Cardiff crash which killed three | UK News

[ad_1] Seven police officers are under investigation over the handling of a car crash which led to the deaths of three people in Cardiff. Eve Smith, 21, Darcy Ross, 21, and Rafel Jeanne, 24, died following the crash in the St Mellons area of Cardiff last March. Two others – Shane Loughlin and Sophie Russon – were seriously injured. The five were discovered inside a Volkswagen Tiguan in a wooded area just off the A48, shortly after midnight on 6 March. They had not been seen or heard from for nearly two days. Their relatives had reported them missing on 4 March. Read more: How the search unfolded Image: The crash scene in the St Mellons area of Cardiff. Pic: PA The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) said its investigation was now at an “advanced stage”, and said it had gathered and analysed a “significant amount of evidence”. The watchdog confirmed a total of seven officers had been served with notices informing them they were under investigation. They include: • An officer investigated for …