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Shootings in Midlands

Title
Shootings in Midlands
Genre
News report; Interview; Vox pop
TX Date
12 Nov 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:03:22
Description
Steve Harvey reports on a series of shootings and a car chase through the Midlands. Four people were shot dead before the gunman was overpowered by police in Buxton, Derbyshire. Includes interviews with policemen Peter Bissell(?) and Geoff(?) Hollingworth(?); and schoolgirl eyewitnesses. (Barry Kenneth Williams was later charged with murder over the killings). Cataloguer’s note: PC Hollingworth identified elsewhere in archive as Hollingsworth.
Contributors
Steve Harvey; Peter Bissell(?); Geoff(?) Hollingworth(?); Geoff(?) Hollingsworth(?)
Keywords
Deaths; Crime; Police; Derbyshire; Homicide; Firearms; Buxton; West Bromwich; Barry Kenneth Williams

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