Unsolved Murders

David Thomas Davies

Age: 61

Sex: male

Date: 17 May 1946

Place: Lillie Road, Fulham, London

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

David Thomas Davies died after a stolen car hit a bus which then knocked down a pillar-box that then fell on to him.

The stolen car had four men in it and after it crashed into the bus, one of the vehicles mounted the pavement, knocked down the pillar-box, and then crashed into a dairyman’s shop window.

David Davies had been standing outside and was injured by the pillar-box as it fell and was taken to Fulham Hospital where he later died.

After the crash, the four men in the car were seen to leap out and run away.

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see Fulham Chronicle - Friday 17 May 1946, p3