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Detective casebook: Solving murder despite a dishonourable wall of silence

Investigators had a difficult task securing convictions after a 19-year-old was killed in her family home.

Det Insp Fraser Wylie described the investigation to at the Police Federation National Detective Forum conference in Lincolnshire. Photo: Pete Anderson Photography

Det Insp Fraser Wylie described the investigation to at the Police Federation National Detective Forum conference in Lincolnshire. Photo: Pete Anderson Photography

Date - 11th November 2016
By - Ian Weinfass - Police Oracle
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A teenage girl’s body was found in the bathroom of her family home. She had 54 recorded injuries. Post-mortem reports found she had been struck more than 150 times – with more than one weapon. She died asphyxiation of her own vomit,...
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