Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: female

Date: 15 Nov 1947

Place: Preston Road, Hull

The body of a newly born female child was found in a dyke by a field adjoining Preston Road Cemetery.

The child was found naked and the doctor said that he thought the cause of death was smothering. He said that the child had been in the dyke for about two days.

An open verdict was returned.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Hull Daily Mail - Tuesday 23 December 1947