Grenfell Tower fire: The Sun denies journalist ‘impersonated victim’s relative’ to get interview

London’s King’s College Hospital has said it will lodge a formal complaint with the press watchdog after a journalist from The Sun allegedly impersonated a relative of a victim of the Grenfell Tower fire in an attempt to get an interview. 

A spokesperson told The Independent they had “formally written to The Sun and will be informing the Independent Press Standards Organisation [Ipso].”

They added: “We are unable to comment on the specifics until our complaint has been investigated.”

The Sun reporter was reportedly trying to get an interview with patient Marcio Gomes, who lived on the 21st floor of the tower block.

He has been hailed a hero after reportedly racing back into the burning building to rescue his 12-year-old daughter. 

Marcio Gomes has been called a hero for racing back into the burning building to find his eldest…

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