#OTD in 1974 – IRA Coach Bomb Conviction of Judith Ward. Her conviction was quashed in 1992 and she was subsequently released.

Judith Ward is unjustly convicted for the 1972 IRA coach bombing on the M62 motorway in northern England. She was handed 12 life sentences for the 9 soldiers, one civilian adult and two children killed in the bombing. Many more were injured. The English-born, Ward, had spent some years in Ireland. Following the explosion, the […]

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#OTD in 1974 – IRA Coach Bomb Conviction of Judith Ward. Her conviction was quashed in 1992 and she was subsequently released.

Judith Ward is unjustly convicted for the 1972 IRA coach bombing on the M62 motorway in northern England. She was handed 12 life sentences for the 9 soldiers, one civilian adult and two children killed in the bombing. Many more were injured. The English-born, Ward, had spent some years in Ireland. Following the explosion, the […]

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1974 – IRA Coach Bomb Conviction of Judith Ward, her conviction was quashed in 1992 and she was subsequently released.

Judith Ward is unjustly convicted for the 1972 IRA coach bombing on the M62 motorway in northern England. She was handed 12 life sentences for the 9 soldiers, one civilian adult and two children killed in the bombing. Many more were injured. The English-born, Ward, had spent some years in Ireland. Following the explosion, the […]

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1974 – IRA Coach Bomb Conviction of Judith Ward, her conviction was quashed in 1992 and she was subsequently released. This was one of a series of miscarriages of British justice during the latter half of the 20th century.

Judith Ward is unjustly convicted for the 1972 IRA coach bombing. She is handed 12 life sentences for the 9 soldiers, one civilian adult and two children killed in the bombing. Many more were injured. The English born, Ward, had spent some years in Ireland. The mentally unwell Ward was convicted on the basis of […]

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1974 – IRA Coach Bomb Conviction.

Judith Ward is wrongly convicted for the 1974 IRA coach bombing on the M62 which killed 12 soldiers and family members. The English born Ward had spent some years in Ireland. The mentally unwell Ward was convicted on the basis of a rambling confession (which police tailored to fit the facts) and faulty forensic evidence. […]

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