Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: male

Date: 19 Mar 1916

Place: Assembly Hall, Cheetham Hill Road, Cheetham Hill

The body of a newly born child was found at Cheetham Hill on Sunday 19 March 1916.

The body had been wrapped up in brown paper and two pieces of cord had been tied tightly around its neck.

It was found in a yard behind the Assembly Hall on the Cheetham Hill Road by three boys who took it to the Derby Street police station.

The post-mortem stated that death was due to strangulation.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Manchester Evening News - Wednesday 22 March 1916