Unsolved Murders

Eliza Sarah Becker

Age: unknown

Sex: female

Date: 22 May 1913

Place: Beachy Head, Eastbourne

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Eliza Sarah Becker was found at the bottom of a cliff at Beachy Head.

An open verdict was returned.

She had fallen 430 feet down the cliff

Her husband was a restaurant proprietor in London and said that his wife was in good health and that they were on good terms when she had left their house on the Tuesday morning.

In Eliza Becker's handbag they found a piece of paper with the words, 'To forgive, divine' on it.


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


see Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Thursday 22 May 1913

see The Scotsman - Thursday 22 May 1913