Murder of top officer still hurts 35 years on

A FORMER police chief has paid tribute to a colleague shot dead in one of Blackpool's most infamous murders.

Today, on the 35th anniversary of the murder of Supt Gerry Richardson, his former colleague Ken Mackay was thinking back to the day that left Blackpool stunned.

Supt Richardson, 38, took a bullet point-blank while chasing a gang of London thugs who had robbed a resort jewellers.


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