Unsolved Murders

James Hawney

Age: 60

Sex: male

Date: 26 Jan 1961

Place: Morden

Source: find.galegroup.com

James Hawney was killed during a robbery. He died from a fractured skull. Several men were tried but found not guilty.

He was a payroll guard on a bus. The robbers stole £9k.


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see "Two Men Charged With Bus Murder." Times [London, England] 3 Feb. 1961: 10. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 13 Apr. 2014.

see "Car Dealer For Trial On Bus Murder Charge." Times [London, England] 8 Mar. 1961: 8. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 13 Apr. 2014.

see "Two Accused Men Acquitted In Bus Payroll Murder Trial." Times [London, England] 21 Apr. 1961: 6. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 13 Apr. 2014.

see National Archives - CRIM 1/3635

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