1953 Press Photo White-way found guilty of towpath murder
White-way found guilty of towpath murder. Alfred Charles white-way was sentenced to death yesterday for one of the most brutal crimes in the history of the old Bailey - thud Eddington towpath murder of Barbara songhurst, aged 16. It took the jury of ten men and two women only three - quarters of an hour to find white-way guilty. phto shows Supt.Herbert Hannam (left), worked 17 hours a day on the towpath case, and analysed 1,650 written statements - and brought Hus man to trial. with him , on right, is Serge. Hudson, who in court backed his chief's account of white-way' confession.
Photo measures 8 x 10 inches.
Photo is dated 11-11-1953.
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