Liverpool fans hold up banners during Premier League match in April 2013 to commemorate those who lost their lives in the 1989 Hillsborough disaster. Photo: AFP

Hillsborough tragedy: ex-UK police chief found not guilty over deadly 1989 stadium crush

  • Former chief superintendent David Duckenfield was in charge during FA Cup semi-final when 96 Liverpool fans died in overcrowded enclosure
  • Police initially blamed disaster on drunken fans, an explanation rejected by survivors, victim’s relatives and wider Liverpool community
Topic |   Britain

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Liverpool fans hold up banners during Premier League match in April 2013 to commemorate those who lost their lives in the 1989 Hillsborough disaster. Photo: AFP
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