Unsolved Murders

James Albert Fitzsimmons

Age: 50

Sex: male

Date: 21 Mar 1927

Place: Dockyard Halt, Devonport

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

James Albert Fitzsimmons was found dead on a railway line.

His head was very badly injured and it was believed that he had been run over by the down train that had left Millbay at 10.20pm.

He was a coal dealer and had lived on Kinross Avenue in Plymouth. He had been married and had had five children.


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


see Western Morning News - Saturday 26 March 1927

see Western Morning News - Wednesday 23 March 1927