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Barry Michael George arrested for the murder of Jill Dando

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Jill Dando had worked on the BBC programme ‘Crimewatch’. The numerous arrests that resulted from the show meant that there was no end of criminals who could have ordered the apparently professional hit.

Eight months after the one shot killing, the police announced they were after a stalker rather than a professional hit-man.

They arrested rapist Barry George because he lived near Dando and was a stalker who had been fined for trespassing on property of Diana, Princess of Wales...