South Yorkshire Police Chief Suspended Over #Hillsborough

South Yorkshire Police Chief Constable David Crompton has been suspended over Hillsborough. 

David Crompton was not directly linked to Hillsborough however he did release a statement following the conclusions of the Hillsborough inquest. 

The Police And Crime Commissioner Dr Alan Billings today confirm with a heavy heart he had suspended the Chief Constable. 

It is believed David Crompton was suspended after playing down the role of South Yorkshire Police within the Hillsborough inquiry.

The PCC DR Alan Billings said: “The continuing criticism that has been directed at the Chief Constable and the eroding trust and confidence in South Yorkshire Police I have been left with no choice other than to suspend David Crompton from his duties.

“I have reached this decision with a heavy heart following discussions with David.”