Hopeless

Hopeless

Update: 2018-07-0583
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Lyn Dawson had been missing for three years when her worried friend Sue wrote to the Office of the Ombudsman - an independent government watchdog - about the lack of police action in the case. We go looking and recover a long-forgotten file after decades in storage, and the contents highlight the hopeless responses of police to a probable murder - and raise more questions, as public anger grows.
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Hubble Bubble

Not only did they fail to investigate but that failure of that could have been proven Chris had lied about the phonecall! Even in the 80's phone call could have been investigated. Thus proving that it never occurred. No phone call proof equals his guilt.

Jan 31st
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john bingham

Who sealed the files for 90 years??? And why??? The cia don't even seal files for 90 years definitely something wrong here!!!!

Dec 29th
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Dan Hansen

Quite an emotional episode. Kudos to Sue Strath.

Dec 13th
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Anita Davis

I'm sorry but that's totally insane...how is it up to the missings friend to reply to the ombudsman for there to be a proper investigation? how does that work? so if she's happy regardless of how the facts read then there's no need to investigate further? excuse me but isn't that the ombudsmans job not the friends to decide whether there's a need to investigate further? There's no need for Linda's friend to feel any responsibility for the inaction that continued, talk about spreading the guilt. that's so fucked up.

Dec 6th
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Jordie Botten

Anita Davis completely agree! talk about blaming the victims!

Jan 20th
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Danno Stevens

If Chris Dawson is ever convicted, would his brother possibly charged with accessorie to murder?

Oct 16th
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Danielle Marsh

Danno Stevens one would hope his brother would be charged. he is clearly envoled.

Dec 8th
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Hopeless

Hopeless

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