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Old 04-23-2015, 07:17 PM
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Hi Rob63, Interesting case.. I've been away for a while, but will be reading this over properly some time over the weekend.

Thanks for this.
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For anyone that's interested a series of 10 radio interviews relating to the Elsie Frost case are now available for download via the BBC i player, which of course can be downloaded from the BBC website. These include an interview with family and information on the cold case investigation.
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For anyone that's interested a series of 10 radio interviews relating to the Elsie Frost case are now available for download via the BBC i player, which of course can be downloaded from the BBC website. These include an interview with family and information on the cold case investigation.

Which is why media interest picked up and further information was released. I notice Rob hasn't posted since the day of his initial posting on this thread. Either he's not bothered about what we now think, or, he's just forgotten. I only mention it because when the initial radio shows came out allsorts of conspiracy loons took to the internet to promote the case.
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It's the 50th anniversary of Elsie Frost's murder on 9th October. Very baffling case. One of the current theories is that she stumbled upon a 'homosexual act' taking place in some long grass, and that she knew one of the men involved. This was at a time when homosexual acts between men were illegal and could result in a prison sentence. Whoever killed her must have acted very quickly, as I have read that she was seen alive only about 15 - 20 minutes before her body was discovered by a man walking his dog.

I'll listen to the BBC radio coverage of this case when I have an evening to spare!

Keeping files of unsolved murders closed for several decades is I understand not that unusual, especially if they contain information on suspects who were never charged.

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I've read that modern scientific methods will be unable to assist this case as all of the clothes Elsie Frost was wearing when she was murdered were destroyed by the police or returned to her parents only a few months later.

Perhaps, if only that had not been so ....

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In an update on BBC News this morning, West Yorkshire police now say that a man who appeared to be a delivery-man, with white coat and bicycle with a basket in front, was seen in the vicinity but never traced. Also, it has been suggested that Elsie, who was an attractive girl, had been meeting someone 'in secret', and it's speculated that she may have been meeting this person at the time of her murder. All very perplexing.

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I noted the 50th anniversary (October 9) of this crime on my whole/half centenary threads here as well as on Forums and Websleuths.
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Here is something. Suspect Peter Pickering died two months ago.

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/...new-conviction
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