Cheltenham Torso Murder Mystery: Mr Price

Made:
1938-02-07 in Cheltenham
maker:
Unknown

A photograph of the Cheltenham Torso Murder Mystery, taken by an agency photographer in February 1938 for the Daily Herald. The photograph shows Mr Price pointing to the spot on Haw Bridge where he found bloodstains. On 3 February 1938, Mr H C Price found bloodstains, and three salmon fishermen discovered a human torso in the River Severn, near Haw Bridge, Tewkesbury. The discovery led to a murder investigation which remains unsolved.

A photograph of the Cheltenham Torso Murder Mystery, taken by an agency photographer in February 1938 for the Daily Herald.

The photograph shows Mr Price pointing to the spot on Haw Bridge where he found bloodstains. On 3 February 1938, Mr H C Price found bloodstains, and three salmon fishermen discovered a human torso in the River Severn, near Haw Bridge, Tewkesbury. The discovery led to a murder investigation which remains unsolved.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/11024
type:
glass plate negative
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • photographic equipment
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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