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Hillsborough tragedy: Chief to face retrial

The Hillsborough tragedy in 1989 resulted in the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans.

Former Chief Superintendent David Duckenfield, the match commander at the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, will face retrial on a charge of gross negligence manslaughter.

Duckenfield, 74, had denied the gross negligence manslaughter of 95 Liverpool fans at the FA Cup semifinal against Nottingham Forest at Hillsborough on April 15, 1989. A 96th victim, Tony Bland, died more than a year after the disaster and under the law at the time, no prosecution can be brought.

After a 10-week trial at Preston Crown...