Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: male

Date: 21 Apr 1947

Place: Littlewoods Department Store, Piccadilly, Manchester

The body of a newly-born child was found in the Littlewoods Department Store in Piccadilly, Manchester.

A cafe cashier at the store said that she saw a woman carrying a brown paper parcel which was later found in another part of the store and which was found to contain the body of the child and was able to give a description of the woman to the police.

An open verdict was returned.

Littlewoods Department Store is now a Boots the Chemist store.

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Manchester Evening News - Monday 21 April 1947