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KILLING KINNEAR: Widow's life of fear, and now her fight for answers

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Nicolette Kinnear, widow of slain detective Charl Kinnear.
Nicolette Kinnear, widow of slain detective Charl Kinnear.
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The story: Slain Anti-Gang Unit detective Charl Kinnear lived his life on a hitlist and, two weeks before he was murdered, police top brass had been warned there was another plot afoot to eliminate him.

What we know: The chilling warning went unheeded and, with a protection detail Kinnear once enjoyed never redeployed, the veteran cop died alone and unguarded.

The latest: Now his widow, Nicolette, is steadfast that the failure of police management will not be consigned to oblivion.

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