Thanet Star

The Sun should apologise to the family of Carl Gregory

A young lad that my little sister used to babysit has been killed and that is about as tragic a story as there can be. A decent human being who did nothing wrong had his young life snuffed out.

Like most decent people, I grieve for the family. I am deeply hurt and upset that something like that has happened to someone in Thanet.

While we are still reeling from the news, The Sun newspaper picks up the story and decides to "sex it up". I tried reading the article but it just made me sick to my stomach. There was something inherently off about the whole article.

A quick Google confirms my doubts - Girlfriend of Carl Gregory hits out at 'made up' Pokemon Go killing reports. The entire article is a bunch of sh*t; there is not one fully truthful statement in there.

This is a despicable and desperate act. To use the death of a gentle and loveable boy to try and whip up hatred of a game is just wrong. More than wrong - outright evil.

Andy Crick and Mike Sullivan of The Sun - you are liars. If I am wrong, come and sue me. I mean it - I dare you to call in a solicitor and take me to court. Your newspaper article is not news, it is a work of fiction.

Mr. Crick and Mr. Sullivan, worse than printing fiction and passing it off as news, you stomped on the pain of a grieving family to sell papers. That is not just wrong but morally bankrupt. You do not deserve to call yourselves journalists. Go and join the circus or something.

This is the truth - you lack even the slightest evidence that the police are even investigating a link with Pokemon Go. Even Kent Police are calling you a bunch of liars!

A well-respected lad is dead and people are hurting. You just wanted to score clicks and that makes you the worst kind of scum, in my opinion. What you did was heartless and unkind and the whole of Thanet deserves a public apology. More than that you editors at the Sun have a moral duty to apologise to Carl’s family.

Prove me wrong. Take me to court, if you dare; which you won't because you whole outfit are moral cowards (and if you are not, then you are clearly stupid).

I tell you what, I will up the ante: If you can prove your article is fiction free I will delete Thanet Star and never blog about news again. But if you cannot you must quit and go work as cab drivers and never publish another word again. What do you say? Have you got the spine to stand by your words?

Andy Crick and Mike Sullivan I am putting you on notice that, until you humbly and convincingly apologise, you are not welcome in Thanet. Please never come here. Ever.

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