Unsolved Murders

Herbert Wragg

Age: 50

Sex: male

Date: 4 Aug 1918

Place: Prestwich Park, Manchester

Herbert Wragg was found unconscious in Prestwich Park with head injuries.

He was taken to the Salford Royal Hospital where he died three days later from haemorrhage of the brain.

A post-mortem revealed that he had a bruise on his forehead which might have been caused by a blow or a fall.

His diamond tie pin was missing but he still had his two gold watches and 20s in money in his possession when he was found.

He was a jeweller from Piccadilly in Manchester.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Manchester Evening News - Tuesday 06 August 1918