Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: male

Date: 19 Apr 1937

Place: Lower Heath, Hampsted

The body of a newly-born child was found dead in a brown paper parcel in a bathing pond enclosure at Lower Heath in Hampstead.

The child had died from shock due to strangulation and was found to have had a stocking wound tightly around its neck with one end shoved into its mouth.

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Illustrated Police News - Thursday 20 May 1937