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Yorkshire’s most notorious unsolved murders

Yorkshire has numerous unsolved crimes, some of which date back to the 19th century.

Here are nine of Yorkshire’s most notorious unsolved crimes.

Lindsay Jo Rimer, 13, disappeared on 7 November 1994 when she went to a shop in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. Her body was found a mile from the town centre in Rochdale Canal in April 1995.

5. Lindsay Rimer - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire

Lindsay Jo Rimer, 13, disappeared on 7 November 1994 when she went to a shop in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. Her body was found a mile from the town centre in Rochdale Canal in April 1995.
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The death of Bradford schoolgirl Nobantu Zani in September 1995 remains unsolved. The South African-born 15-year-old was found dead at a crag known as Druid's Altar, on moorland above Bingley.

6. Nobantu Zani

The death of Bradford schoolgirl Nobantu Zani in September 1995 remains unsolved. The South African-born 15-year-old was found dead at a crag known as Druid's Altar, on moorland above Bingley.
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Patricia Grainger, aged 25, was stabbed, sexually assaulted and strangled. Her body was found under a bed base in a brook running through the Parson Cross estate by two teenage boys. Her killer has never been caught.

7. Patricia Grainger - Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Patricia Grainger, aged 25, was stabbed, sexually assaulted and strangled. Her body was found under a bed base in a brook running through the Parson Cross estate by two teenage boys. Her killer has never been caught.
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14-year-old Elsie Frost was found dead near a railway tunnel in Wakefield on 9 October 1965. She had been stabbed several times. No-one was convicted of her murder and her death still remains unsolved today.

8. Elsie Frost - Wakefield, West Yorkshire

14-year-old Elsie Frost was found dead near a railway tunnel in Wakefield on 9 October 1965. She had been stabbed several times. No-one was convicted of her murder and her death still remains unsolved today.
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