Unsolved Murders

Isabella Mary Wardle

Age: 32

Sex: female

Date: 9 Aug 1947

Place: Portsmouth

Source: www.truecrimelibrary.com

Isabella Mary Wardle was found raped and strangled on a bomb site in Portsmouth.

She was known as the 'Girl in the red sandals'.


*map pointers are rough estimates based on known location details as per Place field above.


see Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette - Saturday 17 June 1950

see The People - Sunday 21 September 1947