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Yorkshire Ripper tape

Title
Yorkshire Ripper tape
Genre
News report; Press conference; Special
TX Date
27 Jun 1979
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:03:58
Description
Paul Davies reports on a tape recording delivered to West Yorkshire Police during the Yorkshire Ripper murder inquiry. On the tape, he taunts the lead investigating officer, George Oldfield, and claims he will not be caught, and will kill again. Includes excerpts of tape and press conference with Oldfield. (The tape was later revealed to be a hoax made by John Humble).
Contributors
Paul Davies; George Oldfield; Peter Sutcliffe
Keywords
Police; Homicide; Murderers; Yorkshire Ripper; Peter Sutcliffe; George Oldfield; Magnetic tape recordings; Policemen; Criminal investigation

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