Silence at Town match

IPSWICH Town is to hold a minute's silence in memory of the five victims of the serial killer before Saturday's match with Leeds United.

IPSWICH Town is to hold a minute's silence in memory of the five victims of the serial killer before Saturday's match with Leeds United.

In a grim irony, Leeds was the city stalked by Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe during the late 1970s.

Fans of the Yorkshire club are expected to join with Suffolk supporters in showing their respect as they know what a devastating effect a series of crimes like this can have on the community.

There were rumours that the match could be postponed because so many police resources are tied up with the murder inquiry - but the club confirmed yesterday that it would go ahead.

The club is expected to appeal for any supporters with any information about the murders to contact the police - the Portman Road stadium is in the heart of the town's red light area and police hope that supporters might have seen something that could be crucial in the investigation.

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