Unsolved Murders

David Thomas

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Date: 15 Sep 1906

Place: Aberystwyth

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

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.


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


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