Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Sick Facebook page which mocked the Hillsborough tragedy is investigated by the police

Police are investigating a sick Facebook page which mocked the Hillsborough stadium disaster.

The page allegedly poked fun at the deaths of nearly 100 Liverpool fans crushed to death during a 1989 FA Cup semi-final.

According to reports, it went online for a week and received 125 'likes' before being removed by Facebook following complaints forwarded by police.

A spokesman for Merseyside Police said: 'Merseyside Police can confirm that it has received several complaints from members of the public about comments made on Facebook about the Hillsborough tragedy.

'Detectives from the force’s hi-tech crime unit and CID are investigating to see if any offence has been committed and if any potential offenders can be identified.' Read More