Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: female

Date: 23 Mar 1951

Place: Ditton Road, Datchet, Berkshire

The body of a newly-born female child was found in a ditch beside the Ditton Road in Datchet on Good Friday, 23 March 1951.

It was found wrapped up inside a piece of bedsheet which was inside a brown paper carrier bag.

It was thought that it had been thrown there from a car.

It was thought that the child had lived for a time.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Western Mail - Monday 26 March 1951, p1