Unsolved Murders

Albert Waddoups

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Date: 16 May 1961

Place: Edward Street, Staveley

Albert Waddoups was found gassed at his home on 16 May 1961.

He had recently been interrogated by the police regarding the murders of William Arthur Elliott and George Gerald Stobbs.

Albert Waddoups had been a canteen assistant employed at a local iron and steel works and had lived in Edward Street, Staveley near Chesterfield.

He had been one of three people that had all gassed themselves after being interviewed by the police over the murders, the other two people being Arthur Jenkins and John Mart.

William Elliott and George Stobbs had been murdered by Michael Copeland who was convicted for their murders in 1965.

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see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Birmingham Daily Post - Thursday 29 June 1961