Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: male

Date: 2 Oct 1936

Place: Caledonian Canal, Muirtown, Inverness

The body of a newly-born male child was found in the Caledonian Canal at Muirtown in Inverness on 2 October 1936.

The body was found by a 74-year old man that had been walking along the canal bank when he had noticed a parcel tied up with string on the surface and pulled it out with a stick. He found the child inside when he opened it.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Dundee Courier - Saturday 03 October 1936