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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 11, 1979
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(Studio) North England town of Bradford noted haunted by murderer similar to legendary Jack the Ripper.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Bradford, England) Murder of college student Barbara Jane Leach reenacted; films shown. Leach murder and at least 11 others said work of Yorkshire Ripper; details given. Photos of victims shown; police efforts to capture killer outlined. [POLICEMAN - talks to man.] Jack the Ripper terrorization of eastern London recalled; photos shown. Letters from current murderer, signed Jack the Ripper, shown, discussed. Tape-recorded message from Yorkshire Ripper, shown. Letters from current murderer, signed Jack the Ripper, to chief police investigator George Oldfield played, transcribed on screen. Tape recording said played in public places hoping that someone will recognize the man's voice. [Detective superintendent Dick HOLLAND - comments.] The killer's last few victims noted not prostitutes; details given.
REPORTER: Mike Lee

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Lee, Mike
Duration:
00:03:20

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