Unsolved Murders

Baby

Age: 0

Sex: male

Date: 16 May 1949

Place: Blackley New Road, Blackley

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

The body of a newly-born female baby was found in a pond off Blackley New Road in Blackley.

The body was found by two 9-year-old schoolgirls who were setting free some tadpoles that they had caught.

It was in a brown paper parcel.

The cause of death was said to have been due to strangulation.


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


see Manchester Evening News - Monday 16 May 1949