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UK ‘will catch’ killer of Libyan embassy policewoman: Police chief

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Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe (L) attends a remembrance service to mark the 30th anniversary of the killing of British police officer Yvonne Fletcher in St James's Square in central London. Photo - AFP
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe joined Fletcher’s family, colleagues and friends in laying floral tributes at the spot in St James’s Square where she fell on April 17, 1984
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