Chronicle Crime Files: Northumberland Moors murder mystery of Evelyn Foster’s death » National Taxi Association

Chronicle Crime Files: Northumberland Moors murder mystery of Evelyn Foster’s death » National Taxi Association

Murder victim Evelyn Foster, taken from book by Robert Dixon: Evelyn Foster. Murder or fraud on the Northumberland Moors The Newcastle Chronicle looks back at the 1931 mysterious murder of a woman in Otterburn in Northumberland Burned beyond recognition Evelyn Foster gasped, ‘I have been murdered’ before breathing her last breath. Referring to herself in the past tense the 27-year-old knew her fate as she lay on her death bed in 1931. But how the mystery of how the well-known taxi driver came to suffer serious burns on the Northumberland moors was never solved. And in the years gone by crime writers and documentary makers have explored numerous theories about her death, including that it was not murder at all. And today, in the fourth part of the Chronicle Crime Files we look back on how the bizarre incident was reported by our paper at the time. “Girl Motorist Attacked by...

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