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This doesn't contract those biographies, it adds an additional detail. I guess to really know whether it was a significant detail you'd have to be an expert in 1950s British law. Maybe someone can find the judge's verdict, if he wrote one.



Note that both Turing and Murray were charged with the same crimes, though which of them was charged with 'committing the act' and 'being party to the commission of the act' changes from date to date.

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