Unsolved Murders


Age: 0

Sex: male

Date: 2 Sep 1940

Place: Corporation Street, Birmingham, West Midlands

The body of a baby was found in a public convenience in Corporation Street.

A verdict of murder against some person or persons unknown was returned.

A doctor that examined the child said that its death was due to asphyxia caused by pressure on the child's face and neck.

He added that the child had been born alive and would have been capable of a separate existence.

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

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see Evening Despatch - Monday 02 September 1940, p5