Unsolved Murders

Susan Donaghue

Age: 44

Sex: female

Date: 5 Aug 1976

Place: Downleaze, Sneyd Park, Bristol

Source: www.flickr.com

Susan Donaghue was beaten to death in her bid-set in Downleaze.

She had been assaulted with a police truncheon.

The truncheon was identified from its markings as a Bristol dock police truncheon that had been manufactured and issued before 1947.


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


see "Nurse beaten to death by police truncheon." Times [London, England] 10 Aug. 1976: 2. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 6 Dec. 2015.

see Bristol Post