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MERC MURDER; Great train robber's killer blasted to death in ambush.



A gangster suspected of murdering Great Train robber Charlie Wilson seven years ago was shot dead by two hooded hood·ed  
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1. Covered with or having a hood.

2. Shaped like a hood, cowl, or similar covering.

3. Zoology
a. Having coloration or a crest suggesting a hood.

b.
 gunmen outside his luxury home last night.

Danny "Scarface" Roff, 36, who was left paralysed after a gangland shooting in south London South London (known colloquially as South of the River) is the area of London south of the River Thames. Some neighbourhoods north of the Thames have South London postal codes (SW), but these neighbourhoods are classified as West or Central London.  18 months ago,was ambushed as got out of a blue M-reg Mercedes into his wheelchair.

The killers blasted him five times before racing off in a white van with the back doors still open. Roff's terrified ter·ri·fy  
tr.v. ter·ri·fied, ter·ri·fy·ing, ter·ri·fies
1. To fill with terror; make deeply afraid. See Synonyms at frighten.

2. To menace or threaten; intimidate.
 family were in the house and raised the alarm. He was taken by helicopter to the Royal London Hospital The Royal London Hospital, formerly the London Hospital, founded in 1740, is a major teaching hospital in Whitechapel, London. It is part of the Barts and the London NHS Trust, alongside St Bartholomew's Hospital ("Barts"), located approximately two miles away.  in East London East London, city (1991 pop. 240,474), Eastern Cape, SE South Africa, on the Indian Ocean. The city grew around a British military post founded in 1847. Its harbor was developed from 1886, and today it is a leading South African port.  but died later.

Roff moved into the 3250,000 house on a new estate in Bromley, Kent, last October.

It was the second attempt to execute the man believed by the underworld to have gunned down Wilson at his Spanish villa.

Roff survived the first attack in a nightclub when gunmen fired four shots which left him paralysed.

It is believed the dead man's brother or brother-in-law was in the car at the time of yesterday's shooting.

Neighbour Berry Summers, 51, said: "I heard gunfire, looked out of the window and just caught sight of a man with a hood over his head running away from the house."

Another neighbour Kirsty McGregor, 17, said: "I heard up to five shots. It's frightening to think something like this could happen in this area."

Kay Bird, 87, who has lived in the street for 18 years, thought the shots were a car backfiring."

Last night police were looking for Looking for

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 two white men.
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Author:Pilditch, David; Atkinson, Steve
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Mar 25, 1997
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