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Hillsborough: New inquiry due

April 25, 2013
By Associated Press
LONDON -- A new inquest into the Hillsborough Stadium disaster that killed 96 Liverpool fans in 1989 will take place next year.

The High Court in London quashed the original accidental death verdicts in December after secret documents examined by an independent panel uncovered a cover-up by police.

Lord Justice Goldring didn't give an exact date for the new inquest, saying it will start in early 2014.

The venue of the inquest will be announced next week.

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