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A promising young footballer shot dead. Five men jailed for his murder released after a catalogue of police mistakes.
Fifteen years on from his cold blooded killing, the family of Kevin Nunes have no answers to their questions, no one has been held responsible for his death and no police officers have been disciplined.
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Detectives took about 1,000 statements but, as is often the case with gangland killings, no one was willing to put a name to anyone responsible.
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