Statement from the family of Derek Round - 18 December 2013
Statement from the family of Derek Round
December 2013 - 12:42pm
Below is a statement
from the family of Derek Round:
"No admission of guilt, or
conviction, can make up for the void left by the murder of
The memory of the violence inflicted on him is
more than we can bear.
The only solace for us is that the
police and their untiring work were able to give us and our
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