Probe into ho­tel crush tragedy po­lice re­sponse

Midweek Sport - - NEWS -

THE ini­tial po­lice re­sponse to the in­ci­dent at a County Ty­rone ho­tel in which three teenagers died is to be in­ves­ti­gated by the Po­lice Om­buds­man.

It has been re­vealed that the first of­fi­cers who ar­rived at the scene of the tragedy with­drew to await sup­port.

Mor­gan Barnard, 17, Lau­ren Bul­lock, 17, and Con­nor Cur­rie, 16, died af­ter a crush at the Green­vale Ho­tel in Cook­stown on 17 March.

Hun­dreds of young peo­ple were queu­ing to get into the St Pa­trick’s Day disco.

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