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Yorkshire Ripper tape

Title
Yorkshire Ripper tape
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:02:58
Description
Tim Hemingway and a colleague voice their opinions on a tape sent to West Yorkshire Police during the Yorkshire Ripper murder inquiry, and deduce it is a man in his 30s, probably from the North East. (The tape was later revealed to be a hoax made by John Humble).
Contributors
Tim Hemingway
Keywords
Homicide; Murderers; Yorkshire Ripper; Peter Sutcliffe; Magnetic tape recordings; Policemen; Criminal investigation

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