Unsolved Murders

JH Watson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Date: 26 Jan 1931

Place: Eastbourne

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

JH Watson was found dead in a pleasure park at Eastbourne.

He had vanished three months earlier.

His skeletal remains had a razor in his right hand but the only blood that could be found was on his lip.

He was an ex-chief constable of Bristol and had recently been dismissed.


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


see The Scotsman - Monday 26 January 1931

see Leeds Mercury - Monday 26 January 1931