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Stanley Ellis and Jack Windsor Lewis on Yorkshire Ripper hoax tapes

Title
Stanley Ellis and Jack Windsor Lewis on Yorkshire Ripper hoax tapes
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:15:57
Description
Stanley Ellis, Senior Lecturer in English Language at the University of Leeds, and Jack Windsor Lewis, of the Department of Linguistics and Phonetics at the University of Leeds, talk about their involvement with the Yorkshire Ripper investigation based on the hoax tape sent from the Wearside area. They say police ignored their request to treat the tape as a hoax. Includes excerpts from the tape. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Stanley Ellis; Jack Windsor Lewis
Keywords
Crime; Police; Yorkshire; Women; Homicide; Murderers; Yorkshire Ripper; Peter Sutcliffe; Policing practice; Magnetic tape recordings; Criminal investigation; Leeds; Linguistics; Phonetics; Forensics; University of Leeds; West Yorkshire Police; Speech; John Humble; Wearside Jack

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