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Yorkshire Ripper hoax tape

Title
Yorkshire Ripper hoax tape
Genre
Speech; Special
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:03:00
Description
Recording of a tape sent to George Oldfield of West Yorkshire Police in 06/79 by a man purporting to be the Yorkshire Ripper. (The tape was later discovered to be a hoax and the man identified as John Humble). Originally broadcast by Pennine Radio.
Contributors
Pennine Radio; John Humble
Keywords
Crime; Police; Homicide; Murderers; Yorkshire Ripper; Peter Sutcliffe; George Oldfield; Magnetic tape recordings; Policemen; Criminal investigation; John Humble

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