Unsolved Murders

Vladimir Simeonov

Age: 30

Sex: male

Date: 3 Oct 1978

Place: Western Road, Plaistow

Source: find.galegroup.com

Vladimir Simeonov was found dead at his home.

He was a Bulgarian defector.

He was found dead at the bottom of his stairs in his pyjamas.

It was thought that he either fell or was pushed.


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


see Staff Reporters. "A second Bulgarian defector is found dead." Times [London, England] 3 Oct. 1978: 1. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 6 Dec. 2015.

see Trevor Fishlock. "Police guard for BBC Bulgarians." Times [London, England] 4 Oct. 1978: 1+. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 6 Dec. 2015.

see "Bulgaria rejects 'slanders' over London deaths." Times [London, England] 5 Oct. 1978: 2. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 6 Dec. 2015.

see "No link in deaths of Bulgarian defectors." Times [London, England] 11 Oct. 1978: 2. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 6 Dec. 2015.

see "Yard detectives question Bulgarian in Munich over Markov murder." Times [London, England] 25 Nov. 1978: 2. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 6 Dec. 2015.

see Wikispooks