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Hillsborough police chief Bettison resigns

October 24, 2012
By ESPN staff
West Yorkshire Police Chief Constable Sir Norman Bettison has resigned from his role in the aftermath of the Hillsborough disaster.

The resignation comes ahead of a West Yorkshire Police Special Committee meeting on Wednesday which was scheduled to consider his role in the unfolding events of the 1989 disaster.

Sir Norman had been under growing pressure ever since the Hillsborough Independent Panel report was published last month and he is being investigated by the Independent ...

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