Unsolved Murders

Charles William Gibson

Age: 59

Sex: male

Date: 10 Feb 1936

Place: Lowland Terrace, St Pauls Street, Hull

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Charles William Gibson was found strangled in his bedroom with a belt tied tightly round his neck on 10 February 1936.

He was found lying across the foot of a single bed with the blinds in the room being down.

One of his sons said that he had never heard William Gibson threaten to commit suicide.

The doctor that carried out his post-mortem said that he found traces of early bronchial pneumonia and a mild degree of asphyxia.

He was a brass moulder.


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


see Hull Daily Mail - Wednesday 12 February 1936

see Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 11 February 1936