Unsolved Murders

Nellie Barker

Age: 16

Sex: female

Date: 22 Oct 1925

Place: River Lee, Hackney

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Nellie Barker was found dead in the River Lee.

She had spent the night dancing with friends and her hat and dancing shoes were later found on the river bank at Clapton.

Her post-mortem showed that she had received a blow to the stomach before she died.


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see Dundee Evening Telegraph - Thursday 22 October 1925