Two police officers have been sacked over their dealings with a man who was murdered in a vigilante attack in Bristol three years ago.
Bijan Ebrahimi, 44, was killed outside his flat in 2013 after he was falsely accused of being a paedophile.
Avon and Somerset PCs Helen Harris and Leanne Winter were dismissed by a police disciplinary hearing.
Both officers had been cleared of “misconduct in a public office” when the case came to trial in December.
Mr Ebrahimi had repeatedly called police for help in the days before, the trial heard, but had been seen as a “nuisance”.
PC Kevin Duffy and Andrew Passmore were convicted of misconduct.
Lee James was convicted of murder in 2013 and is serving a life sentence.
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