THE Yorkshire Ripper tied to a chain was unable to directly contact his ex-wife as he lay dying in hospital, a report has revealed.
Peter Sutcliffe, 74, contracted Covid after passing up an opportunity to shield – despite an underlying health condition.
The serial killer is serving a life sentence at HMP Frankland, Co Durham, for 13 murders across the North between 1975 and 1980.
Prison inspector Sue McAllister has criticized the 4-hour delay in removing his seat belt after hospital doctors told security he was dying.
And she was “disappointed” when prison staff passed messages between Sutcliffe and his ex-wife Sonia instead of letting them talk on the phone.
She recommends that prisons better communicate with local hospitals about the use of restrictions and should consider whether dying inmates are communicating with loved ones by phone or laptop. or not.
https://www.the-sun.com/news/4452003/yorkshire-ripper-held-in-chains-as-he-lay-dying/ The Yorkshire Ripper was tied in a chain unable to directly contact his ex-wife as he lay dead in the hospital