Bishop and fans pray for murder victims

THE Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich today said prayers for the five murdered women at Ipswich Town's game with Leeds United.A crowd of around 25,000 then observed the minute's silence in memory of the prostitutes at the Portman Road match.

THE Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich today said prayers for the five murdered women at Ipswich Town's game with Leeds United.

A crowd of around 25,000 then observed the minute's silence in memory of the prostitutes at the Portman Road match.

Announcements were made over the public address system for anyone with information about the murders to come forward.

Messages were also flashed on the scoreboards and spectators were given leaflets about personal safety as they entered the ground in the heart of Ipswich's red light district.


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Bishop Richard said: “In silence we pray for the five women who died.

“These events bring to mind the events in Yorkshire some 25 years ago.”

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