Barnsley: The Ossett Satan Killing
On a quiet Sunday morning in 1974, father of five Michael Taylor was found naked in the street in Ossett, Yorkshire, covered in what was thought to be red paint. As Police Constable Ian Walker approached him, he realised it was not red paint at all— it was blood. When Michael Taylor began screaming that it was the blood of Satan, backup was called in and what unfolded would change the town forever.
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