• Short Summary

    The Yorkshire Ripper, Peter Sutcliffe, was jailed for life today after he was found guilty of the murder of 13 women.

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    Police vehicles carrying Sutcliffe from the court; crowds outside





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    Background: The Yorkshire Ripper, Peter Sutcliffe, was jailed for life today after he was found guilty of the murder of 13 women. Judge Sir Leslie Boreham recommended that Sutcliffe should not be released for at least 30 years, Sutcliffe, a thirty-four year old truck driver, admitted killing the women but denied murder. He pleaded guilty to manslaughter - involuntary killing - on the grounds of diminished responsibility because of mental illness.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA95M1WUVU05C5K1XOO9FV02H7A
    Media URN:
    VLVA95M1WUVU05C5K1XOO9FV02H7A
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1981
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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