Unsolved Murders

Alice Giaconelli

Age: 59

Sex: female

Date: 18 Jan 1923

Place: Homerton

Alice Giaconelli died from burns after catching fire at her home.

Her husband said that she had poured petrol over her head whilst they were having a few words and stood near the fire where she had caught fire. He said that he tried to extinguish the flames with a rug but denied assaulting her.

The Coroner's jury said that there was insufficient evidence to show how her injuries were caused.

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Yorkshire Evening Post - Thursday 18 January 1923