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Fan’s death is murder

Title
Fan’s death is murder
Genre
Press conference
TX Date
10 Apr 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:01:50
Description
Detective Superintendent John Plimmer speaks to reporters on the death of a football fan in Walsall, Birmingham, prior to a Manchester United and Crystal Palace football match, being treated as murder although violence was not planned. Three men were arrested and are now on bail. Alcohol was involved.
Contributors
John Plimmer
Keywords
Deaths; Death; Homicide; Association football; Birmingham; Hooliganism; Manchester United; Alcohol-related crime; Walsall; Crystal Palace (football team); Paul Nixon

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