Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: female

Date: 5 May 1917

Place: River Don, Eastwood Bridge, Eastwood Vale, Rotherham

The body of a newly-born female child was found by some workmen in the River Don at Eastwood Bridge.

The child had been wrapped up in a coloured linen cloth in which a hammer head was found.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Sheffield Evening Telegraph - Saturday 05 May 1917