By Paul Chambers

ISBN-10: 0470018089

ISBN-13: 9780470018088

In 1987 a sad fireplace swept via London’s King’s go underground station claiming 31 lives after a dropped fit set hearth to escalator equipment. The charred is still of the sufferers have been painstakingly pointed out from a listing of stated lacking individuals and their dental and scientific files, yet one year later, one physique remained unidentified.

The final sufferer bought the identify it were given on the morgue, physique one hundred fifteen, and that used to be the place it seemed the research could finish overdue in 1988, while all leads had run dry. yet Inspector Ian Wilkinson couldn't allow the case leisure. regardless of a lot unwarranted and intensely public feedback over his dealing with of the hunt and rescue venture, he vowed that he wouldn't go away the British delivery Police until eventually the anonymous five foot 2 inch smoker were identified.

The 17 years which have been choked with extra dashed hopes, fake leads, forensic anomalies and useless ends than a homicide secret novel – may the unclaimed sailor’s suitcase in misplaced estate carry the major? Or the japanese surgeon’s clip? might new forensic know-how give you the answer?  the answer ultimately got here to relaxation with households, either desperately hoping to unravel the secret in their father’s disappearance and either anxiously desiring to finish their discomfort via burying their relative, yet consistently realizing that just one may be the victim’s real family.

The fact used to be in simple terms exposed eventually via the diligent and exhaustive detective paintings of Inspector Wilkinson, who wouldn’t enable the case leisure and excellent forensic proof that eventually proved the real id of physique 115.

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