The Green Bicycle Mystery. Part Seven: A Stroke Of Luck.

In the previous “Green Bicycle Mystery” article, we looked at how the investigation was going cold. Bella’s body was released to be buried and the various police inquiries. It was now 1920 and a little bit of luck would open the case wide open again. Ronald Light destroys evidence. According to Ronald Light, he had…… Continue reading The Green Bicycle Mystery. Part Seven: A Stroke Of Luck.

The Green Bicycle Mystery. Part Six: The Investigation.

In the previous “Green Bicycle Mystery” article, the young police constable PC Alfred Hall had a feeling that the body that was found in the small country road in Leicestershire was no accident. He kept revisiting the scene until he found any evidence to confirm his suspicions. After the third time examining the scene he…… Continue reading The Green Bicycle Mystery. Part Six: The Investigation.

The Green Bicycle Mystery. Part Five: The Persistence of PC Alfred Hall

In the previous “Green Bicycle Mystery” article, we explored farmer Joseph Cowell’s grim discovery. PC Hall arrives at the scene and carries out a quick examination of the scene. The body is moved as it is night time and Dr Williams concludes that Bella has maybe died from a seizure. PC Alfred Hall has a gut feeling…… Continue reading The Green Bicycle Mystery. Part Five: The Persistence of PC Alfred Hall

The Green Bicycle Mystery. Part Four: Farmer Cowell’s Discovery

In the previous “Green Bicycle Mystery” article, we explored the life of Ronald Light. Throughout his early life wherever Ronald went, trouble seemed to follow. Ronald was the last person to be seen with Bella whilst she was alive. In this article, we will be exploring the crime scene and the events that unfolded after Bella Wright’s…… Continue reading The Green Bicycle Mystery. Part Four: Farmer Cowell’s Discovery

The Green Bicycle Mystery. Part Three: Who was Ronald Light?

In the previous “Green Bicycle Mystery” article, we went through the events on Bella Wright’s last day alive. We also briefly looked into Ronald Light, who was the last person to be seen with Bella. Bella Wright leaves her uncles cottage on the evening of the 5th of July 1919 accompanied by a strange man (although by…… Continue reading The Green Bicycle Mystery. Part Three: Who was Ronald Light?

The Green Bicycle Mystery. Part Two: The Helpful Stranger

In the previous “Green Bicycle Mystery” article, we looked into the life of Bella Wright. A friendly young woman who is the oldest daughter of a farmhand. She relies heavily on her bicycle as she lives in the small village of Stoughton in Leicestershire. Bella has to commute over five miles to work and back…… Continue reading The Green Bicycle Mystery. Part Two: The Helpful Stranger

The Green Bicycle Mystery. Part One: Who Was Bella Wright?

Over 100 years ago, on a cloudy summer evening, near the quaint Leicestershire village of Little Stretton, a young woman named Bella wright was murdered. The case has been labelled “The Green Bicycle Mystery”. This case is one of the most famous unsolved murders in Leicestershire’s history. The Leicester Chronicle is going to explore the…… Continue reading The Green Bicycle Mystery. Part One: Who Was Bella Wright?