Unsolved Murders

Baby

Age: 0

Sex: female

Date: 18 Jun 1948

Place: Mill Creek, Dartmouth

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

The body of a newly born female child was found in a sack in Mill Creek, Dartmouth.

It was found by a cadet from the Royal Naval College in Dartmouth who had been out rowing.

It was in a hessian sack that had been secured by two pieces of cord and which had been weighted down with a piece of lead weighing two and a half pounds.


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


see Western Times - Friday 18 June 1948

see Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Friday 18 June 1948