Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: male

Date: 16 Mar 1900

Place: Bourne

The body of a baby was found in a dyke in Bourne.

The body was found by a farm labourer who had been clearing out the dyke.

It was wrapped up in a cloak and was not more than two days old.

Death was by strangulation by a cord that was tied tightly around its neck.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Lincolnshire Echo - Friday 16 March 1900