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From Viv Graham's murder to the Raoul Moat manhunt: How these crime scenes have changed


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They are the scenes of some of the North East’s most notorious crimes - but how many people realise it?

Most are mundane sites you wouldn’t look twice at. But due to events they have the notoriety of being a part of the region’s criminal history.

While some have changed beyond recognition due to re-development, others look familiar to those who remember the original crimes.

Here we list the scenes of the most infamous of crimes as they were when the event took place and how they look now.

Location: Pesspool Bridge, South Hetton, County Durham. January 5, 1967.

Arguably the North East’s most famous crime, the so-called ‘one-armed bandit murder’ which reputedly helped inspire the Get Carter film starring Michael Caine.



View the full article at The Chronicle


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