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Carol Wardell, building society manager, murdered

Title
Carol Wardell, building society manager, murdered
Genre
News report; Press conference
TX Date
14 Sep 1994
Year of production
1994
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Duration
00:02:34
Description
Giles Dilnot reports on police investigations and appeals for information after the murder of a Woolwich building society manageress in a £15,000 raid. 38-year-old Carol Wardell was abducted from her home in Meriden, her husband Gordon Wardell was left bound and gagged. Includes extracts from a press conference featuring Gordon Wardell and Detective Superintendent Tony Bayliss. (Gordon Wardell was later arrested and jailed for life f or the murder, the robbery exposed as an elaborate hoax). Originally broadcast on Mercia Sound.
Contributors
Gordon Wardell; Mercia Sound; Giles Dilnot
Keywords
Homicide; Robbery; Criminal investigation; Nuneaton; Warwickshire; Carol Wardell; Gordon Wardell; Meriden; Woolwich Building Society

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