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Hunt for Northumbria serial killer

Title
Hunt for Northumbria serial killer
Genre
News report; Interview; Press conference
TX Date
4 Oct 1994
Year of production
1994
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Duration
00:02:28
Description
Police in Northumbria are hunting a serial killer. The 3 teenage boys who were killed went to the same school in Sunderland. They had been strangled and their bodies burned. Police originally said the boys had set fire to themselves during glue-sniffing sessions. Report from Marcus Rate includes head of Northumbria CID, Barry Stewart, speaking at a press conference earlier this year, some time later, and in a more recent interview; John Hanson, father of victim David Hanson at a press conference. (Steven Grieveson was convicted in February 1996 for the murders).
Contributors
Barry Stewart; Marcus Rate; John Hanson
Keywords
Crime; Police; Homicide; Children (age group); Policing practice; Thomas Kelly; Sunderland; Criminal investigation; David Hanson; David Grieff; Northumbria

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