An 18 hours siege and gun battle – police officers found the man who had successfully held them at bay lying helpless with a serious gunshot wound in the head.
In the silent hours of 29 November 1943, the landlady of the John Barleycorn public house, Portsmouth, 63 year old Rose Robinson, was murdered in her bedroom.
This infamous case concerned the murder, at Alton, of ‘sweet’ Fanny Adams, aged 8 years. This took place at Flood Meadow, on Saturday, 24th August 1867.
A Tribute – Edward Owen (Ted) RUFFELL. PC 189, Hampshire Constabulary
On the morning of Sunday 25th April 1920, the body of Sidney George Spicer was found in a hedgerow on a quiet country road near Thruxton Down, Andover.