Unsolved Murders

Johanna Little

Age: 61

Sex: female

Date: 29 Aug 1963

Place: Beechwoods, Great Shelford

Source: www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Johanna Little was raped and murdered.

A man was tried for her murder but aquitted.

She had been found in the Beechwoods of Great Shelford cold and shivering. She had been there for sometime and was pale, syanosed and was breathing with difficulty. She had extensive bruising over her chest, arms and legs.

She was treated for her injuries but died suddenly and unexpectedly on 29 August 1963 at 1.45am.


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see National Archives - ASSI 36/389