Unsolved Murders

Baby

Age: 0

Sex: female

Date: 23 Dec 1918

Place: Deighton

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

The body of a newly-born female child was found in the yard of Messrs R McAlpine and Sons on the river bank at Deighton.

It was thought to have been washed ashore after being in the water for two weeks.

It seemed to have a piece of rope tied about its neck and body.


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


see Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Tuesday 24 December 1918