Charlie Richardson: Rival gangster of The Krays dies



Former London gangster Charlie Richardson has died at the age of 78. With his brother Eddie, Richardson led a criminal gang to rival the Kray twins and during the 1960s there were violent clashes between them. In 1967, he was jailed for 25 years for fraud, extortion and assault, after a case known as the "Torture Trial". Jurors heard how the gang would nail their opponents to floors, pull out their teeth with pliers, or cut off their fingers and toes.

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