Date: 15 Sep 1906
David Thomas was found dead on a highway in Aberystwyth.
He was described as both a tramp and a harvester as well as being noted as a corporal in the Anglesey Militia.
He had wounds on his head and throat and the autopsy showed that he had been strangled.
He had earlier been drinking at a village inn in Bow Street.
It was believed that he had been attacked and murdered while on his way back to his lodgings.
see Derbyshire Courier - Saturday 15 September 1906
see Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Wednesday 12 September 1906
see Exmouth Journal - Saturday 15 September 1906