Unsolved Murders

Linda Smith

Age: 12

Sex: female

Date: 16 Jan 1961

Place: Hadleigh Heath, Polstead, Suffolk

Source: find.galegroup.com

Linda Smith 12 was found dead in a ditch in Hadleigh Heath, Polstead, Suffolk 12 miles from the village she lived in.

She had been missing for 3 days after she went to run an errand for her grandmother.


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


see "Linda Smith's Body Found In Ditch." Times [London, England] 21 Jan. 1961: 6. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 4 Mar. 2013.

see "Linda Smith 'Strangled By Person Unknown'." Times [London, England] 22 June 1961: 6. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 4 Mar. 2013.

see BBC