Unsolved Murders

James Hollis

Age: 75

Sex: male

Date: 28 Jun 1930

Place: Junction Hotel, Station Road, Woodhouse

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

James Hollis died after being kicked on the ankle.

He was the licensee of the Junction Hotel on Station Road and had been forcibly ejecting a man from his premises when he was kicked in the ankle.

James Hollis died from cellulitis and blood poisoning.

A man was charged with his manslaughter but the charge was ultimately dismissed.

An open verdict was returned.


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see Sheffield Independent - Saturday 28 June 1930