Police use real footage for Euthanasia TV documentary

Police use real footage for Euthanasia TV documentary
News report; Interview
TX Date
Aug 1977
Year of production
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Edith Mott, an 87 year old woman, is recorded talking to her daughter Yolande McShane about her decision to commit suicide. The conversation includes her daughter’s advice on committing the act. Yolande McShane was convicted due to this evidence. Report on use of the recording (excerpt is heard) for a Yorkshire Television documentary to show people this is against the law. Sussex Chief Constable George Terry supports the use of the recording in the documentary and TV producer Michael Deakin is pleased at decision to allow film to be shown. The programme was broadcast on ITV on 24/08/77. The reporter is Steve Harvey.
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Steve Harvey; Edith Mott; Yolande McShane; George Terry; Michael Deakin; Yorkshire Television
Suicide; Crime; Police; Homicide; Television programmes; Euthanasia; Television documentaries; IBA; Edith Mott; Assisted suicide; Yolande McShane

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