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Young woman stabbed to death on train

Title
Young woman stabbed to death on train
Genre
News report; Interview; Press conference
TX Date
25 Mar 1988
Year of production
1988
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Duration
00:02:14
Description
Jo Withers reports on the murder of 26-year-old Deborah Linsey, who was brutally knifed to death on a London commuter train. A police spokesman says she got onto the only carriage with separate compartments and no exits except the door; BR spokesman Ian Purves says the carriage should not have been used on an off peak train; Det Superintendent Mills urges women not to travel alone in such trains.
Contributors
Ian Purves(?); Jo Withers; Detective Superintendent Mills
Keywords
Police; British Rail; Women; Trains; Personal safety; Honicide; Orpington; Deborah Linsey

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