Unsolved Murders

Mary Summens

Age: unknown

Sex: female

Date: 26 Jun 1902

Place: River Aire

Mary Summens was found dead in the River Aire.

A man later confessed to the murder of a woman who said was called Mary Hamilton who he pushed into the River Aire and it was thought that the two people were the same, but nothing more is known about the case.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Aberdeen Press and Journal - Wednesday 17 September 1902