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Dismembered body mystery

The front page of the December 11 1930 Toronto Daily Star included this photograph of a young woman who had been found, dismembered, in a cavity in a wall in Birmingham, England.

It took several Google searches to find a reference to the unfortunate Mrs. Thick, but a search for “ivy emma Birmingham 1930” revealed that she appears in a chapter of a book titled More Foul Deeds & Suspicious Deaths in Birmingham, an excerpt of which appears in Google Books here. Her husband, Edwin Claude Thick, was convicted of her murder and consigned to a lunatic asylum for the rest of his life.

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