Unsolved Murders

Elsie Gelder

Age: 28

Sex: female

Date: 3 Jul 1925

Place: Sycamore Cottages, Bragg Lane, Wrenthorpe, Wakefield

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Elsie Gelder died from an illegal operation.

She died on 3 July 1925 and it was said that before she died she had kept a certain appointment in Castleford.

The cause of death was given as being peritonitis set up from a rupture following an illegal operation.


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see Leeds Mercury - Saturday 18 July 1925