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Colin Stagg sues News Int over phone-hacking

Former murder suspect latest person to sue NI over phone hacking claims.

Colin Stagg, a former murder suspect in the killing of model Rachel Nickell, has become the latest person to sue News International over allegations relating to the phone-hacking scandal.

Nickell was stabbed 49 times before her body was found on Wimbledon Common in July 1992 by a passerby.

Stagg was arrested and spent a year in custody before the case against him collapsed. Years later he won a public apology and £706,000 in compensation from police.

Read more at Press Gazette.