Editors warned 'don't jeopardise case'

AS the media frenzy following the deaths of five women in Ipswich intensifies, the attorney general today issued guidance about the coverage of the grim story.

AS the media frenzy following the deaths of five women in Ipswich intensifies, the attorney general today issued guidance about the coverage of the grim story.

Lord Goldsmith sent out a notice to all editors in Britain warning them of the danger of speaking to potential witnesses or prejudicing any future trial.

He warned this could lead to news organisations and editors being prosecuted for contempt of court.