Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: male

Date: 25 May 1913

Place: Bridgewater Canal

The body of a baby was found in a plantation by the carriage drive alongside the Bridgewater Canal between Monton Bridge and Worsley.

A five-year-old child found the baby wrapped up in a parcel whilst out playing in some rhododendrons.

The child had been strangled with a piece of tape.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Dundee Evening Telegraph - Thursday 29 May 1913