Unsolved Murders

Alice Barton

Age: 49

Sex: female

Date: 1 Sep 1955

Place: Fender Valley, Woodchurch, Birkenhead

Source: www.wirralnews.co.uk

Prostitute Alice Barton was strangled and her body dumped in a wartime pillbox in the Fender Valley area of Woodchurch, Birkenhead, in September 1955.

In August 1955 it was reported that the police were investigating new leads into her murder, but nothing more is known of that.


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see Liverpool Echo

see National Archives - MEPO 2/10015

see BBC