Date: 16 Jan 1960
Place: Wheelers Lane, Poole, Dorset
Lilian Tharme was murdered in Poole, Dorset on 16-17 January 1960.
She was found dead in the snow at Wheelers Lane with a stolen car nearby. Her clothes were found scattered on the main road at Wallisdown, a mile away.
The car was a small, green Morris that had been reported missing from Bournemouth on the Saturday night.
Lilian Tharme was a mother of four. She was described as small and plump. She lived about two miles away in Alder Road, Parkstone.
see National Archives - MEPO 2/10057
see Daily Express Mon 18 Jan 1960 Page 1