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10-05-1927

First butchered victim of Brighton Trunk Murders found

The first victim was found in a London railway station. An unpleasant smell coming from the left luggage department was found to be emanating from the dismembered body of a woman sealed in a trunk. The pathologist found a torso with its legs and arms removed but with the shoes and handbag carefully placed in with the trunk. In less than three months, a man would hang for her murder. In seven years, another trunk with another body would be found, this time at Brighton Railway Station... Read the full Brighton Trunk Murders Crime File