Unsolved Murders

James Heddleston

Age: 22

Sex: male

Date: 27 Jul 1901

Place: Kelvinshaugh Road, Glasgow

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

James Heddleston was stabbed in the street by a drunk man.

He had been walking down Kelvinshaugh Road in Glasgow with a friend when they met an unknown man with a drunk girl.

When they upbraided him for giving the girl drink a quarrel ensued and the man stabbed them both and then fled.

The friend survived but James Heddleston dropped dead.


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see Gloucestershire Chronicle - Saturday 27 July 1901