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Shirley Banks murder - John Cannan sentenced

Title
Shirley Banks murder - John Cannan sentenced
Genre
News report; Press conference
TX Date
29 Apr 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:03:09
Description
Chris Terry reports on the sentencing of John Cannan, convicted of the murder of Shirley Banks and other violent sexual crimes. George Reynolds, Shirley’s father, talks about the media intrusion into the case, and his thoughts on Cannan. Liz Reynolds, Shirley’s mother, talks about how they needed to see the trial to put the ordeal behind them, and the strength of their family.
Contributors
Liz Reynolds; George Reynolds; Christopher Terry
Keywords
Crime; UK; Great Britain; Somerset; Women; Homicide; England; Mass media; Imprisonment; Trials; Family; Rape; Bristol; Sentencing; Abduction; Sexual violence; Shirley Banks; John Cannan

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