16 People Died And Dozens Of Others Were Injured.
Sutcliffe To Leave Crowthorne's Broadmoor
It's reported Peter Sutcliffe is set to move out of Crowthorne's Broadmoor psychiatric hospital and back into jail after a mental health tribunal ruled him sane enough to do so.
The serial killer known as the Yorkshire Ripper, has spent 32 years inside the high-security institution in Crowthorne after murdering 13 women and attempting to murder seven more between 1976 and 1981.
The 70-year-old has been there since 1984 after he was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia after being jailed for life in 1981.
Sutcliffe, a former lorry driver from Bradford, now calls himself Peter Coonan.
The decision of the tribunal has been referred to the Ministry of Justice, which still needs to confirm the move.
A Ministry of Justice spokesman said: ``Peter Coonan will remain locked up and will never be released for his evil crimes.
``Decisions over whether prisoners are to be sent back to prison from secure hospitals are based on clinical assessments made by independent medical staff.
``The High Court ordered in 2010 that Peter Coonan should never be released. This was upheld by the Court of Appeal.
``Our thoughts are with Coonan's victims and their families.''
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