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Lee Balkwell concrete mixer death: Family awarded £12,000

Lee Balkwellsource: BBC News
published: 30 January 2015

The family of a man found dead in a concrete mixer in Essex has been awarded £12,000 in compensation.

In 2002, Lee Balkwell, 33, was found trapped under the drum of the concrete mixer lorry with multiple injuries consistent with his being crushed.

His father Les Balkwell believes his son was murdered and has criticised the police investigation into the death.

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority made the £12,000 award “after considering all the evidence”.

Lee Balkwell was found dead in a lane, at South Ockendon, in July 2002. He had been cleaning out a cement mixer.

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Police investigating two undercover officers over ‘VIP paedophile ring’

Parliament London, UK - Image Credit Free Range Stock - GeoffreyWhiteway14 December 2014

Two former police officers are being investigated over claims they sexually abused a former child actor at a guesthouse allegedly frequented by VIPs and politicians, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.

Lee Towsey claims two undercover officers, who were themselves investigating abuse claims, sexually assaulted him at the Elm Guest House in South-West London.

The guesthouse is at the centre of a police investigation looking into allegations that young boys were abused by Westminster politicians, judges, pop stars and a member of the Royal household.

In an interview with The Mail on Sunday in April, Mr Towsey said he had sex with two officers who were gaining intelligence on the guesthouse prior to the June 1982 raid.

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