17 June - Arms and torso of woman found in trunk at Brighton Railway Station

Seven years after the limbless body of a woman had been found wrapped in a trunk in the left luggage department of a railway station, a Brighton railway attendant noticed a foul smell in the cloakroom coming from a locked trunk. Inside was another torso, this time with the arms enclosed. The legs of the lady were found in a case at another railway station. The post-mortem revealed that the dismembered woman had been pregnant… Read the full Brighton Trunk Murders Crime File

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