Unsolved Murders

Bridget Molloy

Age: 61

Sex: male

Date: 23 Aug 1902

Place: 2a Cambridge Street, Wigan

Bridget Molloy was found dead on a box in the yard of her house.

When she was examined marks were found on her neck.

Her husband said that Bridget Molloy had been acting in a very strange manner of late but that he had never heard her threaten to do any harm to herself. He said that when her body was found he didn't notice any marks and that he couldn't account for how he got them.

The Coroner said that the husband was keeping something back and said that he would have to tell the whole truth.

An open verdict was returned.

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see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Bolton Evening News - Saturday 23 August 1902