Unsolved Murders

Paul Lodge

Age: 6 months

Sex: male

Date: 18 Feb 1964

Place: St Georges Avenue, Northampton

Paul Lodge died from an uncertain cause.

his father was tried for his murder but acquitted after it was heard that it could not be proved that Paul Lodge had died from mechanical suffocation.

His father was alleged to have confessed to killing Paul Lodge, saying that he had pressed his face into a plastic sheet until ha e stopped breathing. However, the medical evidence stated that Paul Lodge could have died from a spasm.

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Birmingham Daily Post - Friday 05 June 1964

see Birmingham Daily Post - Tuesday 18 February 1964

see National Archives - ASSI 13/633