Desmond Curran brother of murdered Patricia Curran reported dead in South Africa…

De mortuis nil nisi bonum In March this year I wrote a short piece about the murder in 1952 of Patricia Curran (here). Patricia was the daughter of a judge, the police investigation of her death was thwarted by the judge, a ‘confession’ was obtained from an innocent man who, in a travesty of the legal process, was found ‘guilty but insane’ and incarcerated in a mental hospital for seven years. This man was Iain Hay Gordon; no explanation was …

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