Family of murdered policeman Keith Palmer say Scotland Yard have blocked their quest for truth

Mail Online | 3/22/2017 | Joseph Laws For Mailonline
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The family of murdered policeman Keith Palmer have accused Scotland Yard of 'feeling like they are on trial' at his inquest.

Miss Michelle Palmer, the sister to Mr Palmer who was killed in last year's Westminster Bridge attack, said the family feel they are treated as if they had 'come below' terrorist Khalid Masood.

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Last year, Masood killed five people after driving onto Westminster Bridge in London and mowing down pedestrians.

Masood drove a Hyundai into the railings of Parliament, and ran into New Palace Yard before stabbing PC Keith Palmer.

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Palmer was unarmed and did not have a stun gun.

The late policeman's sisters, Miss Michelle Palmer and Mrs Angela Clark, want to find out why their brother was unarmed at the time of the attack in March last year.

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They also want to find out if having armed officers nearby would have prevented his death.

Muslim convert and terrorist Masood was only stopped after he was shot dead by a security close protection officer, who was reportedly the then-defence secretary Michael Fallon's bodyguard.

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Mr Palmer was stationed at Carriage Gates, the MP's entrance to Parliament at the time of the attack.

The sisters said they fear not getting the truth about why their brother was left unprotected that day.

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