Unsolved Murders

Vincent Smith Yates

Age: 22

Sex: male

Date: 1 Jul 1913

Place: Westinghouse Works, Trafford Park

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Vincent Smith Yates was found drowned at a waterworks.

He had been employed in painting the water towers but was found dead in the water. He hadn’t started work and his paint pot, brushes and lamp had not been used.


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see Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 01 July 1913