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Police accept 'full responsibility'

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Police accept 'full responsibility'
Police accept 'full responsibility'

The Metropolitan Police accepts "full responsibility" for the death of Jean Charles de Menezes, its acting head said.

Sir Paul Stephenson, the acting commissioner of the force, said officers made a "most terrible mistake" when they shot the innocent 27-year-old dead in Stockwell on July 22 2005.

He said the Brazilian electrician's death was a tragedy, and offered his condolences to the dead man's family.

Speaking at the Oval cricket ground in south London after the verdict on Friday, Mr Stephenson said: "The death of Jean Charles de Menezes was a tragedy

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