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The Case of the Thin-bladed Knife

The Case of the Thin-bladed Knife

Original transmission date: 14 April 1982

BBC Rough Justice film about father and son Michael and Patrick McDonagh convicted of the 1973  murder in Manchester’s Moss Side area of Michael’s brother Francis. Their  convictions were referred to the Court of Appeal by Home Secretary  Leon Brittan  but their appeal was dismissed in April 1985 by the Lord Chief Justice Geoffrey  Lane.

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