Unsolved Murders

David Oluwale

Age: 38

Sex: male

Date: 18 Apr 1969

Place: River Aire, Leeds

Source: find.galegroup.com

David Oluwale was found face down in the river Aire dead.

Two policemen were found not guilty of killing him on the grounds that witnesses could not state the people they saw with him were policemen. They were convicted of his assault though.

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

see National Archives - ASSI 45/1057, ASSI 45/1058, ASSI 45/1059, DPP 2/4912

see Our Correspondent. "Judge rules that two men in vagrant trial have no case to answer on manslaughter charge." Times [London, England] 18 Nov. 1971: 3. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 24 Nov. 2013.

see Our Correspondent. "Former inspector gets three years and sergeant 27 months for assaulting vagrant." Times [London, England] 25 Nov. 1971: 5. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 22 July 2015.

see The Gaurdian