Unsolved Murders

Catherine Ridley

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Date: 4 Apr 1899

Place: 31 Darnley Street, Old Trafford

Catherine Ridley was shot.

Her husband was tried for her murder but acquitted.

However, the following year he confessed to murdering her and was sent to the lunatic asylum. However, it was said that he was unlikely to be tried again as he had already been acquitted once.

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Leicester Chronicle - Saturday 03 February 1900