Unsolved Murders

Train Drivers Mate

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Date: 7 Jun 1969

Place: Durham

Source: www.ukpressonline.co.uk

A train driver's mate died after someone dropped a 39lb rock from a bridge.

A boy was tried at the Durham Assizes for his manslaughter but was acquitted. He said that he hadn't dropped the rock, but admitted pushing another stone over the parapet.


see Daily Mirror Sat 7 Jun 1969 Page 4