Legacy Independent Funeral Directors investigation

Humberside Police response

There is an ongoing Humberside Police investigation in relation to Legacy Independent Funeral Directors. Anyone with information, should call the police incident number or visit Humberside Police’s online portal.

Please note, if you have already called or sent information on the portal, you will be contacted in due course.

Get in touch for support

A telephone supportline run by Victim Support has been established for anyone who has been affected.

If you would like to speak to someone and talk through your concerns, please get in touch: 0808 281 1136 (24/7)

For more information on the helpline and support service visit the Humberside Police website. Humberside Police will publish any new information on the news section of their website.

Dealing with the media

The media may contact you if you have been affected by this investigation. It is important that the decision about whether to speak to the media is yours and it should be an informed choice.

You can find more information about dealing with the media and some things to think about if you are planning to speak to them on the Victim Support website.

Help available

My Support Space

My Support Space is an online resource to help you manage the impact crime has had on you. It includes interactive guides that contain videos, information, tips and activities as well as an online diary.

You are in control of your account so you can decide what you want to complete and when. You’ll have to register for an account so the information is personalised to you, and so you can save your progress. It’s free, secure and confidential.

My Support Space is also available for friends, family members, colleagues or other supporters of victims of crime. There are separate guides that have been specifically designed to help those supporting someone after they’ve experienced crime.

Find out more by downloading our leaflet, or visit the website to create an account.

Please note: We only recommend My Support Space for those aged 16 years old and over.


SilverCloud is a safe and secure online space offering personalised programmes, including Depression and Anxiety, Sleep, Stress and Resilience.

It is not specific to crime but has a therapeutic approach to issues which many people find useful. You’ll take a short questionnaire and the site will suggest programmes which you might find useful.

You will have to register for a free account so the information is personalised to you, and so that you can save your progress.

Other services available

You can access other services available in Humberside by using the ‘select support’ option on our home page.

You may find it useful to find out how to access local mental health and bereavement services.

Children and young people

We know that the impact of this investigation may bring up different emotions for children and young people about the loss they suffered but also about the impact of crime.

There are some helpful guides on My Support Space that gives tips about speaking to children and young people.

You may find these other organisations useful for supporting children and young people:

Young Minds -Mental health charity for children, young people and their parents.

Childline -A free service for children and young people.

Hope Again -Hope Again is the youth website of Cruse Bereavement Support.

Winston’s Wish -UK childhood bereavement charity.

Talk Grief -Dedicated online space for grieving teenagers and young adults (13 to 25).

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