Unsolved Murders

Irene Lockwood

Age: 26

Sex: female

Date: 8 Apr 1964

Place: Thames Foreshore, Chiswick, London

Source: en.wikipedia.org

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.