• Short Summary

    FOUR WOMEN WERE SHOT DEAD YESTERDAY IN A RAID AT A SAVINGS BANK IN CINCINNATI, OHIO, IN THE UNITED STATES.

  • Description


    BANK WITH POLICE ON GUARD; BODIES BEING CARRIED OUT; PRIEST DESCRIBING SCENE (SOF).



    TRANSCRIPT: FATHER DIRR: "THE FUNNY THING IS THEY WERE ALL SHOT ... THEY WERE ALL DEAD AT THE TIME I ARRIVED. THIS GENTLEMAN ENTERED THE BUILDING, HE HEARD ONE OF THEM MOAN THEN HE FELL BACK ... AND ALL FOUR WERE APPARENTLY DEAD."



    REPORTER: "ALL FOUR WERE IN THE VAULT?"



    PRIEST: "YES, THAT'S THE WAY I UNDERSTAND IT".




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    EDITORS: COMMENTATOR'S VOICE ON THIS FILM IS FOR GUIDANCE ONLY AND MUST NOT BE TRANSMITTED

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: FOUR WOMEN WERE SHOT DEAD YESTERDAY IN A RAID AT A SAVINGS BANK IN CINCINNATI, OHIO, IN THE UNITED STATES. THE THREE YOUNG MEN REPORTEDLY INVOLVED IN THE KILLING FLED WITH A HAUL OF ONLY 275 U.S. DOLLARS AND A RED NOTEBOOK.

    ROAD BLOCKS WERE PUT UP BY POLICE IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE SHOOTING, BLOCKING OFF ACCESS TO THE NEIGHBOURING STATE BORDERS, AND A NUMBER OF PEOPLE FROM THE AREA IN WHICH TWO OF THE DEAD WOMEN - SISTERS - LIVED WERE BEING QUESTIONED.

    FATHER WILFRED DIRR, A PRIEST CALLED TO ADMINISTER THE LAST RITES OF THE CHURCH, TOLD WHAT HE KNEW:
    TWO OF THE DEAD WOMEN WERE SISTERS, A THIRD WAS THE WIFE OF A LOCAL POLICE OFFICER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA80Q872YWK6LVWI63UV3ZZ3RF1
    Media URN:
    VLVA80Q872YWK6LVWI63UV3ZZ3RF1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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