Unsolved Murders

Thomas Cox

Age: 54

Sex: male

Date: 15 Jan 1945

Place: Eastgate, Leeds

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Thomas Cox was knocked down on a pedestrian crossing by a vehicle that didn't stop.

He had been crossing Eastgate at a pedestrian crossing at about 6am on Monday 15 January 1945.

It was thought that he had been hit by a heavy vehicle carrying girders.

An open verdict was returned at his inquest.

He had lived in Devon Street, Pontefract Lane.


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


see Yorkshire Evening Post - Tuesday 16 January 1945