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Police apologise to man falsely accused of killing Nikki Allan 30 years ago


Northumbria force says sorry to George Heron after David Boyd was convicted of seven-year-old’s murder

A police force has formally apologised to a man who three decades ago was wrongly accused of killing a seven-year-old girl, after the real murderer was finally convicted.

George Heron was 24 when he was charged with the 1992 murder of Sunderland girl Nikki Allan.

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