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Man Who Killed His Neighours Changed Name But Was Ready To Strike Again

by | 7th, October 2014

File photo dated 26/04/1978 of Barry Williams, now known as Harry Street, who shot dead five people during a one-day "orgy of terror" in 1978 and has admitted possessing firearms and making an improvised explosive device. Issue date: Monday October 6, 2014. Former Broadmoor patient Street, who was released from indefinite detention in the mid-1990s, was caught with the makeshift bomb at his home last year. More than 50 home-made bullets, two pistols and a revolver were also discovered at the 70-year-old gun fanatic's mid-terrace house in Birmingham. See PA story COURTS Explosives. Photo credit should read: PA Wire


HARRY Street was known as Barry Williams when he killed five people in 1978. He had deveoped an irrational hatred of his neighbours, complaining at the noise they made. He was tried, admitted to five counts of manslaughter, was found guilty and rehoused in Broadmoor mental hospital.

He got out in 1993. He changed his name. He got married. He was rehoused, this time in Hall Green, Birmingham. He lived ther with his wife and 18-year-old daughter.

And he set about making

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