Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: female

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 www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Western Times - Wednesday 31 May 1916