Bloody Sunday families devastated by cuts to investigation

Bloody_SundayRelatives of civil rights protesters shot dead by soldiers on Bloody Sunday in Derry in 1972 have said they are devastated after learning most police investigators are to be laid off.

It is a result of major cuts in funding for the force due to political gridlock which is threatening powersharing institutions at Stormont.

A PSNI spokesman admitted the move would have a substantial impact on the investigation and blamed it on severe financial pressures.

Gerry Duddy, whose brother Jackie was among 14 who died after British paratroopers opened fire, said justice had been sacrificed for the sake of cost-cutting....