How News of the World interfered with hunt for 13-year-old's killer
July 4, 2011 3:22 PM Subscribe
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Thirteen-year-old Milly Dowler
was kidnapped and murdered on her way home from school in 2002. During the six-month hunt before her body was found, her parents gave exclusive interviews to the News of the World
, saying they believed she would be found alive.
That hope was based partly on the fact that her voicemails were still being listened to and deleted. Today, it was revealed that the deleting was being done by the News of the World
The editor at the time was Rebekah Wade
, now Chief Exec of News International. The deputy editor was Andy Coulson
, later director of communications for British PM David Cameron.
(NotW phone hacking previously