Pat Finucane murder: ‘MI5 destroyed investigation files into alleged collusion’

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Hard discs of judge re-examining Northern Ireland killings were removed in 2002, BBC documentary says

MI5 removed and destroyed the files of a judge who was investigating security force collusion in the 1989 murder of the Belfast solicitor Patrick Finucane, it has been reported.

MI5 agents entered the office of Peter Cory, who was appointed in 2002 by the British and Irish governments to re-examine certain killings in the Northern Ireland Troubles, and removed computer hard discs that were then wiped, according to a BBC documentary to be aired on Tuesday.

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