Date: 22 May 1916
Place: Bury Meadow, Exeter
The body of a newly-born child was found in Bury Meadow.
The cause of death was given as neglect and exposure.
A woman had been seen with a parcel in the meadow on the day the child was found and her description circulated but she was not found.
An open verdict was returned.
see Western Times - Wednesday 31 May 1916