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Police hunt for Dr Death

Title
Police hunt for Dr Death
Genre
Interview
TX Date
6 Feb 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:02:29
Description
Inspector Peter Woodman discusses the case of a man, labelled Dr Death, posing as a doctor and preying on elderly patients, poisoning them with false medicines. Woodman warns the public to be vigilant, and to refuse any drugs offered by strangers. Male interviewer not identified (poss. Peter Sharp). (A man named Sidney Noble was later charged over the offences).
Contributors
Peter Woodman; Peter Sharp?
Keywords
Fraud; Crime; Police; Elderly; Drugs; Poisoning; Dr Death; Sidney Noble

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