Unsolved Murders

Alison Bigwood

Age: 20

Sex: female

Date: 1 Jan 1976

Place: unknown

A man was convicted of her murder but later appealed when it was found that she had clutched the hair of her killer. They exhumed a dead man and tested the hair but it was inconclusive.

She was stabbed to death.

"Handful of hair clears convicted killer after seven years in jail." Times [London, England] 7 Dec. 1983: 3. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 31 Mar. 2013.