Hillsborough Independent Panel member Katy Jones dies

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A member of the Hillsborough Independent Panel which put together a report which sparked the current inquest, has died.

Investigative journalist Katy Jones was one of nine on the panel people tasked with writing a report into the deaths of 96 football fans at Hillsborough in 1989.

That report led to the fresh inquests being set up, which are currently being heard in Warrington.

Ms Jones was the was the factual producer of Jimmy McGovern’s Hillsborough drama documentary, for which she won a BAFTA.

Reports of her death surfaced at about 5pm via social media.

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