Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: female

Date: 29 Jan 1944

Place: Broad Street, Peterhead

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

The body of a newly-born female child was found on the floor of a wash-up cubicle in a ladies’ lavatory in Broad Street, Peterhead on the afternoon of Saturday 29 January 1944.

It had been wrapped up in a new linen bedsheet and was thought to have been placed there during the caretaker's dinner hour.

The caretaker found the parcel after returning from lunch at 3.40pm.

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

see Sunday Post - Sunday 30 January 1944