Unsolved Murders


Age: unknown

Sex: male

Date: 21 Feb 1931

Place: Birmingham

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 www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Saturday 21 February 1931