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Yorkshire Ripper

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Detective Chief Superintendent Hobson
On the 20th August 1980 [http://crimehub.co.uk/index.php?title=Marguerite_Walls_-_Yorkshire_Ripper_Victim Marguerite Walls], a 47 year old civil servant, was murdered by Peter Sutcliffe as she walked home in Leeds. This murder was not initially attributed to Peter Sutcliffe and [http://crimehub.co.uk/index.php?title=Detective_Chief_Superintendent_Hobson Detective Chief Superintendent Hobson] assumed responsibility for the inquiry and set up an incident room at [http://crimehub.co.uk/index.php?title=Pudsey_Police_Station,_Leeds Pudsey Police Station in Leeds].
On 25th November 1980 amid increasing criticism of the West Yorkshire Police for having failed to detect this series of horrific crimes, a number of changes were made in the control of the inquiry. Detective Chief Superintendent Hobson was appointed temporary Assistant Chief Constable and put in charge of the series inquiry in place of [http://crimehub.co.uk/index.php?title=Assistant_Chief_Constable_Oldfield Assistant Chief Constable Oldfield].
=== Detective Constable Howard ===

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