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    A 38-YEAR-OLD MECHANIC CONFESSED YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) TO THE MURDER OF FOUR POLICEMEN IN COPENHAGEN LAST SATURDAY.

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    A 38-YEAR-OLD MECHANIC CONFESSED YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) TO THE MURDER OF FOUR POLICEMEN IN COPENHAGEN LAST SATURDAY. THE CONFESSION CAME AT A POLICE HEARING IN THE DANISH CAPITAL AFTER THE BIGGEST MURDER HUNT IN DENMARK THIS CENTURY.

    THE MECHANIC IS MR. PAUL SORENSEN. ASKED, "DID YOU SHOOT TO KILL?", SORENSEN REPLIED, "YES, I MUST HAVE DONE." SORENSEN CONFESSED AFTER AN INVALID PENSIONER FRIEND OF HIS, WHO WAS IN THE MURDER CAR, REPORTED TO THE POLICE. THE FRIEND HAD BEEN ARRESTED AND HAD SAID HE AND SORENSEN HAD BROKEN INTO A SHOP BEFORE THE SHOOTING - BUT SAID HE HAD GOT SCARED AND HAD LEFT THE CAR BEFORE THE POLICEMEN WERE KILLED.

    THE POLICEMEN WERE SHOT NEAR COPENHAGEN AIRPORT. THEIR KILLING RESULTED IN A POLICE SEARCH INVOLVING MORE THAN 2,000 MEN. THE COURT HEARING ENDED WITH SORENSEN BEING FORMALLY CHARGED WITH HOMICIDE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE3Z1M6MN4XWYGLNS577T4MCLI
    Media URN:
    VLVAE3Z1M6MN4XWYGLNS577T4MCLI
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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