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Sian O'Callaghan murder: the detective's dilemma

PUBLISHED October 19, 2012

The scenario could have been dreamed up by the scriptwriter of a TV police drama. A desperate detective heading a hunt for a kidnapped woman orders the prime suspect to be taken to an isolated hilltop. There, the detective ignores the rules governing how suspects should be treated and persuades the man to lead him to the missing woman's body. Out of the blue, the suspect then takes the shocked detective to a field where the remains of a second woman have been buried.

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