Unsolved Murders

Peter Lawton

Age: 29

Sex: male

Date: 20 May 1989

Place: Gorsey Lane, Orford

Peter Lawton was knocked over by a van after a fight.

A man was tried for his manslaughter but acquitted. He was also acquitted of causing grievous bodily harm but found guilty of the lesser charge of causing actual bodily harm.

Peter Lawton was knocked over by the van after the fight with the man, but the van or its driver were never traced.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Liverpool Echo - Saturday 20 May 1989