Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: male

Date: 18 Oct 1954

Place: North Shields

A newly born child was found wrapped up in newspaper on a bomb site and was taken to hospital where it later died.

The child's mother was later fined for abandoning it. She said that she thought that it was dead.

The child had suffered a fractured skull.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Shields Daily News - Friday 05 November 1954

see Shields Daily News - Tuesday 30 November 1954