Age: 4-8 months
Date: 28 May 1918
Place: River Thames, Thames Ditton
The body of a male child was found floating in the River Thames in a suitcase at Thames Ditton.
The child was about 4-8 months old and was well nourished and had been in its night dress.
It had been found in a suitcase in the water opposite Thames Ditton. The suitcase was made of cardboard and was covered with thin leather. It was found by a boatman.
see Daily Mirror - Tuesday 28 May 1918
see Illustrated Police News - Thursday 30 May 1918