Unsolved Murders


Age: unknown

Sex: male

Date: 19 Jul 1912

Place: Mill Dyke, Caistor, Yarmouth

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Nicholls was found dead in a river.

He was found in the Mill Dyke at Caistor near Yarmouth.

He had been walking home to Runham along the river when he had met his death.

He had between £2-£3 in his pockets.

It was thought that he might have stumbled and fallen into the dyke although it was only three feet deep.

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

see Yorkshire Evening Post - Friday 19 July 1912

see Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette - Saturday 20 July 1912