Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: male

Date: 28 Dec 1906

Place: Pitsea

An infant was found dead on a railway line.

The child had three stab wounds and was found on the London, Tilbury and Southend Railway.

Two stab wounds were found in the throat and one over the heart.

The child, who was wrapped up in a fine cashmere shawl, was thought to have then been thrown from an express train.

The medical evidence given stated that the child had only been alive for about 24 hours and was stabbed while it was alive.

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see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Biggleswade Chronicle - Friday 28 December 1906

see Derbyshire Courier - Saturday 29 December 1906

see London Daily News - Saturday 22 December 1906