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Heroin: the killing of Christopher

Title
Heroin: the killing of Christopher
Date
1985
Description
This programme tells the story of how a young heroin addict was found dead in a bed-sit from an overdose of a drug that was so powerful it killed him within seconds. It also examines the efforts being made by police, customs and Government to combat the growing heroin problem. The programme includes interviews with the dead boy’s parents, who launched a campaign to find the pusher who supplied their son, with the chief customs investigator and Home Office Minister David Mellor.
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Duration
00:55:02
Genre
Documentary
Keywords
Drugs
Radio station
Mercia Sound
Place of publication
Coventry
Language
English
Country of origin
United Kingdom
Technical information
Stereo

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