How Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher helped catch a serial murderer—and never told the world about it

As told by Andy Mcsmith in the Mail, Mrs. Thatcher was so infuriated at police incompetence in the “Yorkshire Ripper” case in 1980 that she inserted herself personally into the case, which led to the police realizing that a supposed key piece of evidence on which they had depended was bogus, which in turn led to the arrest of the killer. And she didn’t publicize this.

Posted by Lawrence Auster at October 03, 2010 08:20 AM | Send

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