Unsolved Murders

Francis Donoghue

Age: 35

Sex: male

Date: 25 Oct 1944

Place: York Road, Leeds

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Francis Donoghue was run over on the York Road at the junction with Selby Road in Leeds on the Saturday night 14 October 1944 at about 10.20pm.

He was knocked down by a saloon car that didn't stop.

The police said that they made investigations to find the car but had been unable to trace it or the driver. They said that they thought that the car would have had a damaged front.

Francis Donoghue had lived in Neville Crescent.


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


see Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Wednesday 25 October 1944

see Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Monday 16 October 1944