Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: female

Date: 9 Feb 1945

Place: Junction Playing Fields, Stourbridge

The body of a newly-born female child was found in a brown paper parcel in the hollow trunk of a tree at Junction Playing Fields in Stourbridge.

The body was found by a 15-year-old boy.

The post-mortem stated that the child was fully developed and had been born about 14 days before the post-mortem and that there were no marks of violence, concluding that the child had died from lack of attention at birth.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Evening Despatch - Friday 09 February 1945