Unsolved Murders


Age: 9 months

Sex: male

Date: 3 Jul 1960

Place: Newcastle Central Railway Station

The body of a baby was found in a canvas holdall at Newcastle Central Railway Station.

The holdall had been left at the luggage department of the station on Tuesday 28 June 1960 between 3pm and 11pm. It had been deposited along with a bucket type bag and had included articles of clothing that were thought might help identify the child.

The child had had ginger hair.

The police said that they didn't know whether the child had been dead before it was placed in the bag.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Halifax Evening Courier - Monday 04 July 1960

see Belfast Telegraph - Monday 04 July 1960

see Liverpool Echo - Monday 04 July 1960