Unsolved Murders

Yvonne Patricia Laker

Age: 15

Sex: female

Date: 29 Jun 1964

Place: Basingstoke, Hampshire

Source: www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

She was found dead in the lavatory of a train going from Southampton to Reading. Her throat had been slashed with a broken sherry bottle.

A man was tried but found not guilty.


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see Preserved Thumpers

see Daily Echo

see "Acquittal In Train Murder Case." Times [London, England] 2 Dec. 1964: 8. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 28 Sept. 2015.

see National Archives - DPP 2/3881