Senior detective keeps his job

A Senior Detective with Wiltshire Police will keep his job after being found guilty of Gross Misconduct.

Detective Superintendent Steve Fulcher admitted that he had not followed PACE rules while he was searching for missing Sian O’Callaghan.

In a joint statement “Steve Fulcher wishes to express his thanks to those who have supported him throughout this very sad case. At all times Steve Fulcher has been motivated by a desire to serve the public and do the best that he can for the victims, their families and for Wiltshire Police.

“He is grateful for the support he has received from many people and in particular, humbled by the support he has received from Becky’s mother, Karen Edwards, and Sian’s partner Kevin Reape, when they have suffered such tragic loss.”