Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: male

Date: 13 Aug 1918

Place: Carr Lane, Sheffield

The body of a newly-born female child was found wrapped up in brown paper and fastened with string in Carr Lane, Sheffield.

The inquest heard that the child had lived for a few hours.

It was heard that the appearance of the body suggested that someone had tried to burn the body after death.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Tuesday 13 August 1918