Unsolved Murders

Ronald Thomas Coomber

Age: 28

Sex: male

Date: 23 Dec 1960

Place: Ashurst Drive, Ilford

Source: www.truecrimelibrary.com

Ronald Coomber was killed outside the Ranch House Club on Ashurst Drive, Ilford in a drunken brawl started over an argument about a woman.

Four men were tried for his murder but found not guilty.


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


see "Ranch House Club Murder Case Opens." Times [London, England] 14 Jan. 1961: 4. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 13 Apr. 2014.

see "Four Men For Trial On Murder Charge." Times [London, England] 2 Feb. 1961: 7. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 13 Apr. 2014.

see "Four Cleared Of Ilford Murder." Times [London, England] 9 Mar. 1961: 3. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 13 Apr. 2014.

see National Archives - CRIM 1/3618, MEPO 2/10073

see A Calendar Of Murder, Criminal Homicide In England Since 1957, Terence Morris and Louis Blom-Cooper