Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: female

Date: 20 Aug 1946

Place: Cypress Cottage, North Road, The Reddings, Cheltenham

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

The body of a newly-born female child was found in a cess-pit at the rear of Cypress Cottage off North Road in The Reddings in Cheltenham.

The pathologist said that the child’s decomposition was so far advanced that it was impossible to determine its cause of death.

An open verdict was returned.

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see Gloucestershire Echo - Tuesday 20 August 1946