Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: male

Date: 27 Sep 1902

Place: Trafalger Road, Moseley

A male child was found suffocated on Trafalger Road in Moseley under a gate.

The coroner returned a verdict of death by suffocation.

The death had happened with 24 hours of it being found and it was a very well developed child.

There was a mark of a cord across its face and head and its nose was depressed. There were also two border marks on its nose and cheek as though produced by two finger-marks.

The opinion that was that death was by suffocation.

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see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Tamworth Herald - Saturday 27 September 1902