Originally Posted by Wickerman
:-) did you read the whole post Gareth?
You asked, "why would they make it up?", but I didn't say they made it up.
I wasn't suggesting that you did, Jon. My point was that the Star
was unlikely to have made it up, so it was either a mistake or somebody told them that they no longer believed Hutchinson's story.
I'd suggest that the latter possibility seems likely, because there is at least some evidence - from both the Star
and the Echo
- that police opinion was somewhat split on this matter.