• Short Summary

    CHRISTINE KEELER, THE 21-YEAR-OLD GIRL WHO WAS AN IMPORTANT WITNESS IN THE DR STEPHEN WARD CASE, WAS ARRESTED LAST NIGHT (THURSDAY).

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    SV CROWDS OUTSIDE COURT
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    SV KEELER OUT OF COURT AND INTO CAR AND AWAY
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    Initials AK/V/JH/PT AK/V/JH/ES



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    Background: CHRISTINE KEELER, THE 21-YEAR-OLD GIRL WHO WAS AN IMPORTANT WITNESS IN THE DR STEPHEN WARD CASE, WAS ARRESTED LAST NIGHT (THURSDAY).SHE WAS CHARGED WITH CONSPIRING TO OBSTRUCT THE COURSE OF JUSTICE AND WITH PERJURY.

    CHARGED WITH MISS KEELER WERE HER FRIEND, MISS PAULA HAMILTON-MARSHALL, AND MRS OLIVE BROOKER, MISS HAMILTON-MARSHALL'S HOUSEKEEPER.ALSO ARRESTED WAS RUDOLPH FENTON, A JAMAICAN.

    ALL FOUR APPEARED AT MARLBOROUGH STREET COURT TODAY AND WERE REMANDED ON BAIL ON THE FOLLOWING CHARGES: --
    1.THAT THEY CONSPIRED WITH OTHERS UNKNOWN TO OBSTRUCT THE COURSE OF PUBLIC JUSTICE BY CONCEALING INFORMATION FROM POLICE OFFICERS INVESTIGATING AN ALLEGED ASSAULT ON MISS KEELER BY ALOYSIUS LINCOLN GORDON.

    2.THAT ON DAYS UNKNOWN, BETWEEN APRIL 17 AND JULY 31, AT 33, DEVONSHIRE STREET, LONDON, THEY CONSPIRED WITH OTHERS TO CONCEAL FROM THE POLICE OFFICERS THAT EARLIER ON THE NIGHT OF THE ALLEGED ASSAULT KEELER HAD BEEN ASSAULTED BY SOMEONE ELSE, AND THAT SOME OF THE INJURIES ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN CAUSED BY GORDON COULD HAVE BEEN CAUSED DURING THE EARLIER ASSAULT.

    3.THAT ON VARIOUS DAYS BETWEEN APRIL 17 AND JULY 31 THEY CONSPIRED TOGETHER WITH OTHERS UNKNOWN FALSELY TO ACCUSE (A MAN CALLED) COMMACCHIO OF DEMANDING MONEY WITH MENACES FROM MISS KEELER.

    MISS KEELER WAS ALSO CHARGED WITH PERJURY ON JUNE 6 AT THE CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT, THE OLD BAILEY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7O98S1VB1P14BHVAFMUL6SGA0
    Media URN:
    VLVA7O98S1VB1P14BHVAFMUL6SGA0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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