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Yorkshire Ripper case - Tape sent by murder suspect

Title
Yorkshire Ripper case - Tape sent by murder suspect
Genre
Press conference
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:00:36
Description
Unidentified male speaker (poss. George Oldfield of West Yorkshire Police) speaks to reporters about an audio tape that was sent to police by a man believed to be the Yorkshire Ripper. He says the maker of the tape is masking a speech defect, possibly a stammer. (The tape recording was later discovered to have been a hoax, carried out by John Humble).
Contributors
George Oldfield?
Keywords
Crime; Police; Yorkshire; Women; Homicide; Yorkshire Ripper; Peter Sutcliffe; Magnetic tape recordings; Criminal investigation; Phonetics; John Humble; Speech disorders

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