Unsolved Murders


Age: unknown

Sex: male

Date: 21 Jan 1904

Place: Toll Bar, Ryhope

A man was found drowned on a beach.

He was found fully dressed. Although there were no marks of violence he did have several light bruises above one of his eyes which were put down to having been caused by his body being buffeted against the rocks.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette - Thursday 21 January 1904