Unsolved Murders


Age: unknown

Sex: male

Date: 21 Feb 1931

Place: Birmingham

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

The body of a child was found with a rag in its mouth.

A verdict of child destruction by a person or persons unknown was returned. It was the first conviction in the country of the offence under the Infant Life Preservation Act.

see Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Saturday 21 February 1931