Unsolved Murders

Charles Walton

Age: 74

Sex: male

Date: 14 Feb 1945

Place: Upper Quinton, Stratford-on-Avon

Source: www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Charles Walton was killed with his own trouncing hook and pinned to the ground with a pitchfork.

The body had had a large cross engraved into the chest and neck which caused many rumours to circulate linking the murder to witchcraft or satanism.


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see National Archives - MEPO 3/2290

see Wikipedia