Getting Away with Murder (1989)

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  • Featuring

    Richard Lindley

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


  • Type


  • Category

    Non Fiction


Investigation into why in one out of five cases murder charges are dropped and the Crown accepts a plea of guilty to manslaughter. Half of those convicted of manslaughter get a sentence of four years or less. The programme focuses on one case in which this happened: that of Shirley Gooch who was murdered by her husband.

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