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Encyclopedia > Herbert Hannam

Detective Superintendent Herbert Hannam was a British policeman who worked for Scotland Yard. New Scotland Yard, London New Scotland Yard, it blowwsssss often referred to simply as Scotland Yard or The Yard, is the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police Service, responsible for policing Greater London (although not the City of London itself). ...


Hannam became famous for solving the infamous Teddington Towpath Murders in 1953. 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday. ...


In 1956 he took over the investigation of the activities of suspected serial killer John Bodkin Adams, who worked in Eastbourne. His aristocratic air led to the press dubbing him "The Count". Despite opposition from the BMA, DPP and the Eastbourne police, he found evidence to prosecute Adams on four counts of murder.[1] Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Serial killers are individuals who have a history of multiple slayings of victims who were usually unknown to them beforehand. ... John Bodkin Adams, (January 21, 1899–July 4, 1983) was a general practitioner in Eastbourne cleared of murdering one of his patients. ... Shown within East Sussex Geography Status: Borough Region: South East England Historic County: Sussex Admin. ... BMA may stand for: Bandera-Medina-Atascosa Water District Battery-Minefield angle Berlekamp-Massey algorithm Bermuda Monetary Authority Block matching algorithm British Medical Association British Military Administration Stockholm-Bromma Airport This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... DPP may stand for: Democratic Progressive Party, a political party in the Republic of China on Taiwan Director of Public Prosecutions, an officer of the law in several countries Danish Peoples Party, a political party in Denmark Directie van de Interne Dienst voor Preventie en Bescherming op het Werk... Shown within East Sussex Geography Status: Borough Region: South East England Historic County: Sussex Admin. ...


Adams was only charged with two though, the murders of Edith Alice Morrell and Gertrude Hullett. He was tried for the former in 1957 but controversially found not guilty. The Attorney General entered an unprecedented plea of nolle prosequi regarding Mrs Hullett. Hannam suspected political interference.[2] Edith Alice Morrell (?? ?? 1868 - 13 November 1949), was a resident of Eastbourne and patient of the suspected serial killer John Bodkin Adams. ... Gertrude Bobby Hullett (?? ?? 1906 - 23 July 1956), was a resident of Eastbourne and patient of the suspected serial killer John Bodkin Adams. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In most common law jurisdictions, the Attorney General is the main legal adviser to the government, and in some jurisdictions may in addition have executive responsibility for law enforcement or responsibility for public prosecutions. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


Hannam was later promoted to Commander but left CID in 1960, becoming a security adviser. As an acronym CID can refer to (in alphabetical order): Telephone Caller ID. Card Identification Number, a security feature on American Express credit cards. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ...


References

  1. ^ Cullen, 2006
  2. ^ Cullen, 2006
  • Cullen, Pamela V., "A Stranger in Blood: The Case Files on Dr John Bodkin Adams", London, Elliott & Thompson, 2006, ISBN 1-904027-19-9

External Links

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,867135-1,00.html - Time magazine's account of the investigation into Adams from Monday, 24 September 1956.


 
 

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