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Verdict of misadventure at Liddle Towers inquest

Title
Verdict of misadventure at Liddle Towers inquest
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
18 Oct 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:03:34
Description
Police solicitor Brian Spoor speaks to reporters following the verdict of misadventure at the inquiry into the death of amateur boxer Liddle Towers. Liddle’s mother, Mary Towers, and sister, Marion Towers, both give their reactions to the verdict as does the Reverend Ralph Bell, chairman of the Liddle Towers Action Committee. Geoff Dunn of the Police Federation says he was pleased with the verdict. Liddle Towers died after spending a night in Northumbria Police cells. Male reporter not identified.
Further information
The Times (18/10/78)
Contributors
Mary Towers; Marion Towers; Brian Spoor; Geoff Dunn; Ralph Bell
Keywords
Deaths; Police; Policing practice; Liddle Towers; Inquests; Sportsmen; Boxing; Accidental deaths; Verdicts; Northumbria Police

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