Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: female

Date: 14 Feb 1902

Place: Scratton Road, Southend

A baby was found in a parcel on the railway embankment by Scratton Road in Southend.

There were two incised wounds over the left eye and a severe bruise on the same side of the face. The vault of the skull was fractured in all directions, and all bones in the skull had been broken.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Chelmsford Chronicle - Friday 14 February 1902