Unsolved Murders

Veronica Elaine Stewart

Age: 25

Sex: female

Date: 27 Jul 1963

Place: 42 Brook Street, Luton, Bedfordshire

Veronica Elaine Stewart was stabbed in Luton on 27 July 1963.

She was found stabbed twice in her flat at 42 Brook Street.

A 40-year-old West Indian fitter that had lived in Victoria Street in Luton was tried for her murder but acquitted.

He claimed that he had taken the knife off of her and that she had been stabbed twice accidentally whilst they were rowing and pulling at the door. After she collapsed he ran off.

He first denied having been involved with her death, but later admitted to having stabbed her during the row.

Veronica Stewart had been known as Black Terry because of her jet Black hair.

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see discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk

see National Archives - DPP 2/3705, ASSI 13/587

see Belfast Telegraph - Wednesday 16 October 1963

see Liverpool Echo - Wednesday 07 August 1963