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John Cannan sentenced for murder of Shirley Banks

Title
John Cannan sentenced for murder of Shirley Banks
Genre
News report; Press conference
TX Date
28 Apr 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:02:15
Description
Chris Terry reports from Exeter Crown Court on the sentencing of Bristol businessman John Cannan: how he murdered Shirley Banks (08/10/87), his history of sex crimes, the judge’s summing up, and the jail terms passed. Liz Reynolds, Shirley’s mother, talks about the sentencing.
Contributors
Liz Reynolds; Christopher Terry
Keywords
Crime; UK; Great Britain; Somerset; Women; Homicide; England; Imprisonment; Trials; Rape; Bristol; Sentencing; Abduction; Sexual violence; Shirley Banks; John Cannan

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