ROTHERHAM MURDER – Head Split Open with a Hatchet


Latest news in Yorkshire: Published February 21, 2019 05:28:29 PM

CARDIFF MAN’S WIFE DONE TO DEATH – Head Split Open with a Hatchet

Article of 19th May 1904

The murder of Jane Hurst, a Rotherham woman, was briefly reported in our yester- day’s editions, and it was also stated that John Thomas Kay, a man with whom she had been living, had given himself up on the charge of causing her death. It was found that she had been attacked with a hatchet, and that her head was split open.

Mrs. Hurst’s widower is a labourer e


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