Date: 29 May 1930
Place: Haslington, Lancashire
Ernest Rodwell was found dead in a reservoir with a weight tied round his neck.
His body was recovered from the reservoir with a rope round his neck which was attached to a big 28lb coping stone.
Ernest Rodwell had left home on his bicycle and never seen again. On 5 June 1930 a 23-year-old labourer was charged with stealing his bicycle.
see Lancashire Evening Post - Thursday 29 May 1930
see Western Daily Press - Thursday 29 May 1930
see Lancashire Evening Post - Thursday 05 June 1930