Unsolved Murders

Dorothy Rose Rushton

Age: unknown

Sex: female

Date: 12 Jan 1927

Place: Wickford

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Dorothy Rose Rushton was found dead on the LNER railway line near Wickford.

She had gone out from her home on Brownhill Road, Catford on 12 January 1926 to visit her sister in Lewisham and a few hours later her body was found mutilated on the line.

A bag that she had been carrying with £2 in it had entirely disappeared.


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see Essex Newsman - Saturday 22 January 1927