A top ambulance boss is a convicted murderer, it was revealed today.

Robert King rose through the ranks of the 999 service to become operations manager but did not tell chiefs that he was behind bars for a 'queer bashing' murder when he was younger. Arrested after crashing ambulance into a shop when under the influence of alcohol. Bosses later discovered he had been found guilty of murdering a gay photographer over 30 years ago.

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