Unsolved Murders
Charles Benfold

Charles Benfold

Age: 39

Sex: male

Date: 6 Dec 1930

Place: 23 Oliver Street, South Moor

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Charles Benfold was found dead fom head injuries caused by axe blows on 6 December 1930. He was murdered while asleep. His wife was tried for his murder but aquitted.


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

see The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Monday 16 February 1931

see Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Saturday 27 June 1931

see National Archives - ASSI 45/91/4