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CASE TYPE: Murder
LOCATION: Tapleys Hill Road, Hendon
CASE DATE: March 3, 1966

Josef Dressler

REFERENCE NUMBER: MCIB CM04/05 (A16)

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Josef Dressler

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Josef Dressler
‰Murdered

On 3 March 1966 Josef Dressler, aged 43 years, was shot and killed at the Hendon Hotel, Tapleys Hill Road, Hendon.Mr Dressler was residing at the Hendon Hotel at this time, when in the early morning he disturbed two intruders who had broken into the hotel. During a brief altercation Mr Dressler was shot and killed.

One male was arrested for this shooting, but after consideration of the matter the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions discontinued the charge. A second suspect was identified, but he is now deceased.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on
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