Unsolved Murders

Kathleen Leonard

Age: 43

Sex: female

Date: 19 Jan 1902

Place: Regents Canal, London

Kathleen Leonard was found dead in the Regents Canal.

She had two deep gashes on her head and a lacerated wound on her leg. The medical evidence showed that the injuries on her body were inflicted during life.

She had been in the water for about seven days and her cause of death was due to drowning. However, it was heard that there was little evidence to show how she got into the water and an open verdict was returned.

She was described as a well-dressed woman.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Dundee Evening Telegraph - Tuesday 21 January 1902

see see Weekly Dispatch (London) - Sunday 09 February 1902