Anorak

Anorak | Joanna Yeates Murder Trial: Tabloids Corrupt Facts As Nigel Lickley Persuades Jury

Joanna Yeates Murder Trial: Tabloids Corrupt Facts As Nigel Lickley Persuades Jury

by | 12th, October 2011

JOANNA Yeates: Anorak’s look at the Vincent Tabak’s trial in the news:

The front page news on the Sun’s Jo and the Mirror’s Joanne ”.

“Tragic Jo’s 43 injuries” Daily Star
“Jo Fought To Her Last Breath”- Daily Mirror
“Jo’s 43 ‘murder’ injuries”- The Sun
“Killer left Jo Yeates with 43 separate injuries”- Daily Express

A Tall Story:

Ryan Parry sticks to the facts ion the Daily Record :

The petite landscape architect suffered 43 separate injuries in her desperate struggle with her next-door neighbour Vincent Tabak. Tabak, at 6ft 3in almost a foot taller than Joanna, throttled her with his bare hands and her nose was broken.

Petite? Miss Yeates was 5ft 4inches tall and weighed 9st 3lbs

The Daily Mail says Tabak is 6ft 4inc.

The Express’s Anil Dawar notes:

Vincent Tabak, who stands 6ft 4in tall, was said to have overpowered the petite landscape architect during a “violent struggle” which left her with 43 injuries to her head, neck, body and limbs – including a broken nose.

There was violence. Although that broken nose is, to the Mail , “a small fracture at the base of her nose”.

Such things matter in a

You have already read 1 premium article for free today
Access immediately the premium content with Multipass

Or come back tomorrow



Posted: 12th, October 2011 | In: Key Posts, News Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed: RSS 2.0 | TrackBack | Permalink