Unsolved Murders

Caroline Smith

Age: unknown

Sex: female

Date: 15 Sep 1909

Place: River Thames, Gravesend

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

The body of a woman thought to be Caroline Smith was found washed up in the mud of the River Thames at Gravesend.

It was heard that someone had threatened to murder her the night before she died. The police said that they made every effort to trace the man that was said to have threatened to murder her, but no trace of him could be found.

It was thought that Caroline Smith had previously lived in Hamilton Street in Ipswich.


see Evening Star - Tuesday 28 September 1909, p3

see East Anglian Daily Times - Wednesday 29 September 1909