Date: 2 Sep 1940
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.
see Evening Despatch - Monday 02 September 1940, p5