Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: male

Date: 25 Jan 1941

Place: West Street, Southport

The body of a newly-born child was found by a retired man who was cleaning his front garden.

He found a brown-paper parcel in his garden which he said was rather heavy and that when he tore away the paper, he saw a human ear and then called the police who took the parcel away.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Liverpool Evening Express - Saturday 25 January 1941, p4