GREAT BRITAIN: A Downstairs Murder

For four days last week, a small, red brick Victorian building on the fringe of London's seedy Pimlico district drew crowds of sightseers titillated by one of Britain's most sensational murder mysteries. Inside the coroner's tiny court on the first floor, a jury of six men and three women was hearing evidence of the brutal bludgeon murder last November of the nanny to a titled family and an attack on her employer, the Countess of Lucan, that put the countess in the hospital for a week (TIME, Nov. 25). Thirty-two witnesses, Lady...

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