Yorkshire lass Linda Cook’s strangled body was found in a local lovers’ lane in September 1963. The case baffled the police and is still unsolved today. So someone out there knows more about the murder than they are saying.
Master Detective January 2013
Yorkshire lass Linda Cook’s strangled body was found in a local lovers’ lane in September 1963. The case baffled the police and is still unsolved today. So someone out there knows more about the murder than they are saying. Marske Mystery Of The Missing Hours – it’s part 1 of our new series Unsolved Murders Of The 1960s.
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