A photograph of the Cheltenham Torso Murder Mystery, taken in February 1938 by George W Roper for the Daily Herald.
The photograph shows three men involved in the discovery of the body. The caption reads '(Left to Right) Sidney Church, E Bevan, and Jack Dudfield'. On 3 February 1938, H C Price found bloodstains, and these 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.
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- The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
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