Date: 16 Mar 1900
The body of a baby was found in a dyke in Bourne.
The body was found by a farm labourer who had been clearing out the dyke.
It was wrapped up in a cloak and was not more than two days old.
Death was by strangulation by a cord that was tied tightly around its neck.
see Lincolnshire Echo - Friday 16 March 1900