Unsolved Murders

Benjamin Churm

Age: 26

Sex: male

Date: 27 Oct 1925

Place: Castleford

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Benjamin Churm was found dead on the railway line.

It was thought that he had been knocked down by a train but his only injury was a fractured skull. Also, he was known to have recently drawn £42 out of a bank a few days before which was not found.

He was found on the line between Castleford and Methley.


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


see Yorkshire Evening Post - Tuesday 27 October 1925