Unsolved Murders

Alfred Barton

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Date: 31 Aug 1908

Place: South Hayling

Alfred Barton was found drowned on the beach at South Hayling.

He was in the Metropolitan Police and had been stationed in Portsmouth Dockyard and at the time had been investigating three men that were thought to be landing government metal at Sally Port or Eastney.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Hampshire Telegraph - Saturday 12 September 1908