Unsolved Murders

John William Johnson

Age: 72

Sex: male

Date: 23 Mar 1926

Place: Barmston Drain

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

John William Johnson was found dead in Barmston Drain at 1.10pm on 23 March 1926.

When his body was found it was still warm.

He had drowned.

He had lived on Warnfleet Terrace, Fountain Road, Hull.

In January 1926 another man was also found dead in the drain.


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


see Hull Daily Mail - Wednesday 24 March 1926

see Hull Daily Mail - Tuesday 23 March 1926