Unsolved Murders

Fred Leonard Jex

Age: 18

Sex: male

Date: 13 Apr 1923

Place: North River, Yarmouth

Fred Leonard Jex was found dead in the North River in Yarmouth.

He was last seen going off to work in the morning and was next found in the river three weeks later.

He had been a sawmill worker for Messrs. Porter Ltd.

His body was found by a man from Wroxham whilst in a motor boat after which he brought it to Yarmouth where it was identified.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Thetford & Watton Times and People's Weekly Journal. - Saturday 28 April 1923

see Yarmouth Independent - Saturday 14 April 1923