Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: female

Date: 25 Mar 1949

Place: River Colne, Hythe, Colchester, Essex

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

The body of a newly-born female child was found on the banks of the River Colne near Hythe in Colchester on Friday 25 March 1949.

The body was found in a brown paper bag and it was thought that it had been cast up by the tied.

The medical evidence showed that it had a fractured skull and that that was its cause of death.

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

see Chelmsford Chronicle - Friday 01 April 1949