Case 48

Suzy Lamplugh

At midday on July 28 1986, 25-year-old British real estate agent Suzy Lamplugh left work to attend an appointment. The only clue as to where she was headed was a note scrawled in her diary that read: “12:45 Mr Kipper – 37 Shorrolds Road”.

When Suzy hadn’t returned to the offices of Sturgis and Sons Real Estate by that evening, her manager notified the police. They tracked down Suzy’s company car, which had been abandoned one mile from her office. Its keys were missing and Suzy’s purse was stashed inside.  Where was Suzy, and who was the mysterious Mr Kipper?



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Suzy Lamplugh Disappearance and Murder – Crimes That Shook Britain

– Shirley Banks – Crimewatch (part 1)

– Shirley Banks – Crimewatch (part 2)

– Shirley Banks – Crimewatch (part 3)

– Shirley Banks – Crimewatch (part 4)

– Shirley Banks – Crimewatch (part 5)

– Suzy Lamplugh – Real Crime



Man arrested over Suzy Lamplugh murder – The Guardian

Did Suzy Lamplugh have an affair with her killer? Dossier suggests twist in murder case – Daily Mail

Diana Lamplugh obituary – The Guardian

Timeline: Suzy Lamplugh – The Guardian

Suzy Lamplugh case gets new lead as potential witness comes forward – The Guardian

Killer to face police over Lamplugh case – The Guardian

Police begin new hunt for remains of missing Suzy Lamplugh at old Army barracks – Daily Mail

Police spell out Lamplugh blunders – The Guardian

I won’t let him play with my mind, says mother – The Telegraph

Police to look for Suzy Lamplugh on SAS site – Independent

John Cannan – Wikipedia

Sutton Coldfield killer John Cannan linked to murder of Melanie Hall – Birmingham Mail

False hopes that prey on every woman’s fear – Independent



Suzy’s Story – Suzy Lamplugh Trust

Radio 4 Appeal for the Suzy Lamplugh Trust – BBC Radio

Who killed Suzy Lamplugh? – The Sun (timeline)

Gender and space in London in the 1980s – Parcourir Les Collections

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