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Yorkshire Ripper tape

Title
Yorkshire Ripper tape
Genre
Interview
TX Date
27 Jun 1979
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:02:30
Description
Interview with Dr John Wells, lecturer in phonetics at University College London, on a tape sent to West Yorkshire Police during the Yorkshire Ripper murder investigation. Female reporter not identified. (The tape was later revealed to be a hoax made by John Humble).
Contributors
John Wells
Keywords
Homicide; Murderers; Yorkshire Ripper; Peter Sutcliffe; Magnetic tape recordings; Criminal investigation; Linguistics; Phonetics

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