Anorak | Joanna Yeates: Libel, Chris Jefferies And Thousands Of Student Die

Joanna Yeates: Libel, Chris Jefferies And Thousands Of Student Die

by | 3rd, January 2011

JOANNA Yeates – now the media’s Jo Yeates – was killed – and her killer is at large. The police say women should take “usual precautions to ensure their safety. Given that Joanna Yeates might have been abducted from her home, this advice seems weak.

Perhaps the usual precautions involve not talking to Chris Jefferies , the man released on police bail? The educated, erudite man billed as a “pillar of society” by one neighbour who actually knew him was monstered by the media until he morphed into something that resembled a blue-haired, child worrying, potential serial killer.

Ch Supt John Stratford, of Avon and Somerset Police:

“I can understand why the public in the local and wider Bristol area have concerns for their safety at the current time. Whoever killed Joanna remains at large.

“However, I want to reassure the public that at this time there is no specific intelligence or information to suggest an increased threat to their safety.”

Reuters hears that and tells its readers:

Police calm safety fears after architect’s murder

The Telegraph’s Martin Evans hears the same police advice and interprets it as:

Joanna Yeates murder: Clifton residents told killer may be in their midst


But with thousands of students due back in the area following the Christmas break there is widespread concern that the killer could strike again if not caught soon.

In the Sun , Emily Nash tells readers of the:

Riddles police must answer to nail her murderer

Riddles? She means questions. And her to help them is

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