Unsolved Murders

Amanda Rothwell

Age: 17

Sex: female

Date: 17 Aug 1990

Place: Edmonton, London

Source: totalcrime.co.uk

Amanda Rothwell was murdered in her bath.

Her boyfriend, an unemployed 19-year-old from Edmonton in North London was convicted of her murder, but later acquitted on what was described as a technicality.

Amanda Rothwell was found half-strangled and drowned in her bath.

Amanda Rothwell was pregnant at the time and at the trial it was heard that they had quarrelled over her having an abortion.


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see Aberdeen Press and Journal - Friday 17 August 1990

see Newcastle Evening Chronicle - Tuesday 16 July 1991