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Police failed to carry out proper investigation into TV presenter’s death, family say

Police failed to carry out proper investigation into TV presenter’s death, family say

Teresa McMahon, whose family say police refused her information on her former partner’s record – CENTRAL NEWS/WEB COLLECT The family of a TV presenter found dead after allegedly suffering domestic abuse has accused police officers of not carrying out a proper investigation. The aunt of Teresa McMahon, a presenter and producer with ITV, has applied for a judicial review of her complaint against the police watchdog’s handling of its review of Greater Manchester Police’s (GMP) investigation into her niece’s case. Lorna McMahon claimed at the High Court last week that police officers had withheld vital body-worn camera footage of them talking to her niece less than two weeks before her death in August 2021. She alleged that GMP had refused Ms McMahon’s request to be told if her former partner had a record of domestic violence because she was no longer in a relationship with him. A GMP review of its original investigation found it was not flawed and that a criminal investigation was not warranted. The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) subsequently concluded …