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Yes, it was. In the days and weeks leading up to that front page, and I had no idea that the editor was planning to do that until the eve of publication, but I was making my own enquiries about the case, and it was through what you would describe here as unofficial sources, about the background to the case, the background to the killers. There was an inquest going on and it was a case we were very interested in and on the eve of publication the editor sought my advice on my knowledge on the background of these five. And it in a small way perhaps helped him make his mind up.

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