Unsolved Murders

Ernest Alexander Picking

Age: 12

Sex: male

Date: 27 Dec 1912

Place: River Thames, Bankside

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Ernest Alexander Picking was found dead in a river.

It was suggested that he had been sleepwalking.

He had lived in Belgrave Road in Walthamstow but at the time of his death he had been staying with his aunt in Kew.


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


see Mid Sussex Times - Tuesday 04 February 1913

see Yorkshire Evening Post - Friday 31 January 1913

see Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Saturday 01 February 1913

see Chelmsford Chronicle - Friday 07 February 1913