The Daily Mirror apologized to model Morgana after using her photo in a “supplement on ‘Women who Kill,'” Journalism.co.uk reported.
Morgana tweeted March 17:
“The Daily Mirror has stolen a self-portrait of myself to illustrate an article about a murderer of 35ppl, needless to say, I am not pleased.”
The Mirror published a March 30 apology that said Morgana’s photo was published because of an error, according to Journalism.co.uk. In part the apology reads:
“Unfortunately due to an error the picture we used, both inside and on the front page of the supplement, was not of Vera Renczi but of Patricia Belda Martinez, who is otherwise known as Morgana and who is a fashion model. The picture we used belongs to Ms Martinez.
“We apologise unreservedly to Ms Martinez for our error in wrongly using her picture in the supplement which she, of course, has no connection with and for the considerable embarrassment caused to her by our actions.”
The UK Times of London recently published a similar correction after a woman complained to the PCC because the newspaper ran a photo of her and her friends with a story on alcohol abuse. See our story on that here.