Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: male

Date: 9 Apr 1936

Place: Grand Junction Canal, Paddington

The body of a newly-born child was found in the Grand Junction Canal in Paddington.

It was found naked in the canal and taken out by a policeman.

A doctor said that death was due to inattention at birth. There were no signs of drowning.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see West London Observer - Friday 17 April 1936