Jean M. Barrie

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Cops ID Owner of Trunk With Dead Babies

Name Janet Mann Barrie, Peter Pan link ruled out

(Newser) - Police investigating the mummified remains of two babies wrapped in newspapers from the '30s and found in a Los Angles basement have made a breakthrough: The trunk the bodies were found in belonged to Scottish-born nurse Janet Mann Barrie, investigators say. She was employed for decades by George and Mary... More »

Clues in 1930s Baby-Mummies Case Point to Peter Pan Link

One suspect related to author JM Barrie

(Newser) - Police investigating the two mummified babies found in an LA basement have hit on a curious, but unlikely, person-of-interest. Medical forms found in the same trunk as the bodies refer to a woman named Jean M. Barrie, who was, it seems, a local nurse. But it’s also possible, sources... More »

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