Unsolved Murders

Irene Lockwood

Age: 26

Sex: female

Date: 8 Apr 1964

Place: Thames Foreshore, Chiswick

Source: en.wikipedia.org

Irene Lockwood: 26. Irene Lockwood was found dead on 8 April 1964 on the shore of the Thames, not far from where Hannah Tailford had been discovered; their two deaths, along with that of Elizabeth Figg, were linked and police realized that a killer was on the loose. 57-year-old caretaker Kenneth Archibald confessed to this murder almost three weeks later; this confession was dismissed due to inconsistencies in his version of events, and with the discovery of a third victim


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see "Caretaker Remanded On Murder Charge." Times [London, England] 2 May 1964: 6. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 20 Oct. 2013.

see "Confessions In Murder Case Alleged." Times [London, England] 16 May 1964: 13. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 20 Oct. 2013.

see "News in Brief." Times [London, England] 24 June 1964: 8. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 20 Oct. 2013.