Recruiting Deaths at DeepCut barracks – families fight lengthy legal battle.
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Recruiting Deaths at DeepCut barracks – families fight lengthy legal battle.

DeepCut was a tragedy for the families of those who died. It also became a lengthy legal contest, with the family compelled to fight for years to compel the Police authorities to investigate further. The details that emerged over nearly 2 decades of Police and media investigation, illustrated a plethora of changes required for the Army. Senior army officers were deemed to have presided over a ‘catastrophic’ failure in their duty of care towards recruits, an influential Commons committee revealed in 2005.