Unsolved Murders

Colin Munro

Age: 32

Sex: male

Date: 27 Aug 1904

Place: Old Swan Pier, River Thames

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Colin Munro was found drowned in the River Thames.

He was a tea merchant and had been living on Akerman Road in Brixton. Just before 10pm on the Friday he had left his business premises in South Lambeth for an appointment in Clapham after which nothing more was heard from him.

On the Wednesday he was found in the River Thames fully dressed near the Old Swan Pier.

It was stated that he had no business troubles and an open verdict was returned.


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see London Daily News - Saturday 27 August 1904