Interviewing suspects

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Key Study3:Gudjohnsson et al -A case of false confession

Aim:to document a case of false confession of a youth who was at the time distressed and susceptible to interrogative pressure.

Methodology:A case study

Participants:FC , a 17 year old youth who was accused of two murders.

Background:two elderly women were found battered to death in their home.

  • the womens savings were missing and there was evidence of sexual assault.
  • a few days later FC was arrested there was no forensic evidence to link him with the offence.
  • after…

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