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Yorkshire Ripper sends tape to police

Title
Yorkshire Ripper sends tape to police
Genre
Interview
TX Date
26 Jun 1979
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:02:56
Description
Northumbria’s Assistant Chief Constable Brian Johnstone on the tape sent by the Yorkshire Ripper (Peter Sutcliffe) to police, and the chances of his coming from Sunderland as indicated by his accent. (The tape was later revealed to be a hoax made by John Humble).
Contributors
Brian Johnstone
Keywords
Homicide; Murderers; Yorkshire Ripper; Peter Sutcliffe; George Oldfield; Sunderland; Criminal investigation

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