Unsolved Murders

Willie Lye

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Date: 21 Dec 1912

Place: unknown

Willie Lye was run over by a cart.

It was heard that his horse had become startled by a passing motorcar and trotted off whilst he was on the wheel, but the Coroner said that it was hard to bring a verdict of accidental death when there were no witnesses and an open verdict was returned.

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Saturday 21 December 1912