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Former police officer leaked Terry story to press

A former Surrey Police officer has admitted selling information, including details about Chelsea and England footballer John Terry's mother, to the Sun newspaper, reports BBC News. Alan Tierney pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey to two offences of misconduct in a public office.

Ex-prison worker Richard Trunkfield and an ex-policeman also pleaded guilty to misconduct in public office.

And a fourth person, a public official, also admitted conspiring to commit misconduct in public office.

Tierney and Trunkfield had been charged as part of Operation Elveden into corrupt payments.

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