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A California Man Confessed To A 25-Year-Old Murder Cold Case During A Local News Interview

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]]>Brian Keith Hawkins Confesses To 25-Year-Old Murder Cold Case

Man Just Confessed To Cold Case Murder From 1993 — During Local TV Interview

Forty-four-year-old Brian Keith Hawkins turned himself into California police on Tuesday over an unsolved cold case murder—from 1993.

Immediately prior to giving himself up to authorities, however, Hawkins was confessing to the crime for the first time at Sinclair Broadcasting’s KRCR in Redding, California.

The television station is directly adjacent to the police station. Hawkins phoned ahead so producers and journalists could be ready for his interview. When he arrived, he asked for a soda and a cigarette.

Without going into any details about the murder itself, Hawkins explained why he came to confess.

He said, “God and Christ and these things that have happened over the course of 25 years have pushed me and pushed me to do the right thing. I know the wrong can’t be changed but this is the closest I can come to doing the right thing.” Visibly shaken throughout, Hawkins continued:

Horrible, horrible, horrible, absolute horror, absolutely

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Murder detective David Cook was mentally ill during Daniel Morgan investigation

A detective remained in charge of Scotland Yard’s most controversial unsolved murder case for eight years despite suffering acute mental health problems.

David Cook, 58, was also working on a book about the murder in 1987 of Daniel Morgan, a private investigator, while he prepared a case against five suspects. Their trial collapsed over myriad problems, including allegations of serious police misconduct for which Mr Cook is being criminally investigated.

The murder of Mr Morgan, 37, who was found with an axe in his head in a south London pub car park, is the most investigated case in British history and has been steeped in controversy.

The initial investigation was incompetent and mired by allegations of police corruption. Despite five inquiries costing the taxpayer £50…

Read more at: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/murder-detective-david-cook-was-mentally-ill-during-daniel-morgan-investigation-lp2rw9bpj