Unsolved Murders


Age: 6 weeks

Sex: female

Date: 31 Mar 1932

Place: Serpentine, Hyde Park

The body of a newly-born child was found dead in the Serpentine at Hyde Park.

The body was found by children near the Hyde Park Lido who thought that the body was a doll floating in the water.

When the attendant dragged the supposed doll ashore he found that it was the body of a six-week old baby girl with a rope tied round its neck.

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

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Illustrated Police News - Thursday 31 March 1932

see Daily Herald - Monday 21 March 1932