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Peter Sutcliffe: Prison report examines death of killer

An independent report into the death of serial killer Peter Sutcliffe has concluded he caught Covid-19 in hospital rather than in prison. Sutcliffe was serving a whole-life term for murdering 13 women across Yorkshire and north-west England between 1975 and 1980. He died with Covid on 13 November 2020 at...
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Peter Sutcliffe: Yorkshire Ripper 'should have been able to call ex-wife before he died'

The Yorkshire Ripper should have been able to call his ex-wife before he died, said an ombudsman report which also criticised the use of restraints on the serial killer. Peter Sutcliffe, who murdered 13 women in a six-year killing spree, died at HMP Frankland from a combination of Covid-19 and heart disease in November 2020.
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Peter Sutcliffe refused to be shielded from Covid, inquest hears

Peter Sutcliffe, the convicted serial killer known as the Yorkshire Ripper, refused to be shielded in prison in the months before he died from the coronavirus, an inquest has heard. Sutcliffe had been warned that he was vulnerable to Covid-19 by authorities at Frankland Prison near Durham. The coroner, Crispin...
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Peter Sutcliffe: Yorkshire Ripper refused to shield in prison before Covid death, inquest told

The Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe refused to shield before he died of coronavirus, despite being warned by prison authorities that he was vulnerable, an inquest was told.The serial murderer died aged 74 at the University Hospital of North Durham on 13 November, 2020 after catching the virus.Coroner Crispin Oliver said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding his demise and that he died a natural death after receiving good medical care.Mr Oliver said: ““Obviously I think of his family at this time, but (my thoughts) also return to those women whose names I read out at the opening of this inquest...

Burger firm slammed over Father’s Day advert featuring Peter Sutcliffe, Jimmy Savile and Fred West

A burger company has faced a backlash to a Father’s Day advert featuring Peter Sutcliffe, Jimmy Savile and Fred West.The Otley Burger Company posted the collage on its Instagram page, which also included images of Austrian rapist Josef Fritzl, Libya’s former leader Muammar Gaddafi and former US president Donald Trump.Richard McCann, whose mother was the first known victim of serial killer Peter Sutcliffe, also known as the Yorkshire Ripper, slammed the publicity stunt as “despicable”.He told the BBC: “It hurt me, it shocked me that somebody would think this was an appropriate piece of marketing.“To choose something so highly inappropriate...
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Peter Sutcliffe discussed transfer to palliative care before death from Covid-19

Serial killer Peter Sutcliffe discussed with medics his transfer to palliative care in the final hours before he died in hospital from Covid-19, a coroner has said. The 74-year-old life prisoner, dubbed the Yorkshire Ripper had been suffering increased breathlessness and needed additional oxygen in the days before his death in November.