Video: On this day in 1953: Rillington Place murders – Yorkshire Post

Sixty four years ago the Yorkshire Post reported the discovery of a horrific crime scene in London.

The murders at 10 Rillington Place became one of the most notorious cases in British criminal history and led to the execution of Yorkshire born murderer John Reginald Halliday Christie. Unfortunately, the case was also known for the wrongful execution of Timothy Evans.

John Reginald Halliday Christie making a second appearance at West London Court charged with the murder of his wife, Ethel Christie.

John Reginald Halliday Christie making a second appearance at West London Court charged with the murder of his wife, Ethel Christie.

Here we re-publish extracts from the Yorkshire Post at the time.

The strangler: a warning

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