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British TV presenter Ray Gosling arrested after televised admission of smothering terminally ill partner

British TV presenter Ray Gosling surprised everyone with a recent admission on air in the BBC's Inside Out documentary that he'd smothered his former partner who was dying of AIDS. Gosling, a gay rights pioneer and documentary maker, is refusing to give any more information about the incident, and was arrested by Nottinghamshire police today.
February 17, 2010

British TV presenter Ray Gosling surprised everyone with a recent admission on air in the BBC’s Inside Out documentary that he’d smothered his former partner who was dying of AIDS. Gosling, a gay rights pioneer and documentary maker, is refusing to give any more information about the incident, and was arrested by Nottinghamshire police on suspicion of murder today.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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