Unsolved Murders

Eliza Clark

Age: unknown

Sex: female

Date: 24 Dec 1906

Place: South Shields

Eliza Clark died after being found with her face bleeding profusely.

A blood-stained poker with hair on it was found nearby and blood was found on the floor of her house.

She was last seen quarrelling with a man outside her house. The man then subsequently went away, and Eliza Clark was found injured.

She was taken to hospital but later died.

An open verdict was returned at her inquest.

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see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Dundee Courier - Monday 24 December 1906

see The Scotsman - Monday 24 December 1906