Unsolved Murders

Annie Josephine Mary Wootten

Age: 30

Sex: female

Date: 23 Mar 1915

Place: 114 Rotherfield Street, Islington

Annie Josephine Mary Wootten was found dead on the stairs at 114 Rotherfield Street in Islington.

It was first thought that she had fallen down the stairs and the coroner was informed and her body remved to the mortuary.

However, as a result of a telegram being found on the mantlepiece after her relatives became suspicious and informed the police and upon further examination they found that she had been shot.

A woman was tried for her murder but acuitted on the grounds of insufficient evidence.