Police detention officers leaked the identity of an anonymous witness in a murder trial after hacking into the intelligence database, a court has heard. Rupert Ross, 34, and Leon De St Aubin, 38, were both sentenced to life imprisonment for the “vicious execution” of Darcy Austin-Bruce on 1 May 2009. Aubin’s girlfriend Lydia Lauro, 33, and Ross’s mother Diana Lank, 60, allegedly discovered the identity of a protected witness in the case. Lauro got a job as a civilian worker at Hammersmith police station two months after the pair were convicted in 2011.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Guardian