Newspapers and journals: Somerset girl found lying in car park
Found Lying in Car ParkSomerset Girl Accused of Suicide Attempt
P.C. Vanderhoven said that about midnight on January 22 he found her lying in the car park at Purley Way, Bathing Pool, with a carton which smelt strongly of camphor by her side. She was taken to hospital.
Inspector Townsend said that Gumbleton's handbag contained a bottle labelled 'Liniment, poison' and a quantity of correspondence.
The girl was told that she would be looked after in hospital pending the trial.
Western Daily Press
31 Jan 1939
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