Unsolved Murders

Baby

Age: 0

Sex: female

Date: 9 Jan 1943

Place: North Marine Lake, Southport

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

The body of a newly born female child was found wrapped up in a brown paper parcel on a wall that sloped down from the promenade at Southport to North Marine Lake.

A doctor that examined the child said that it had breathed for a short while and had been strangled. He noted that the child also had a fractured skull.

He noted that he did not think that the child's birth had taken place under normal conditions.

A verdict of murder against some person or person's unknown was returned.


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


see Manchester Evening News - Thursday 28 January 1943

see Liverpool Evening Express - Thursday 28 January 1943