Supt. James Lock Cox – Orontes or Salonika?

James Lock Cox was the Superintendent of Andover Police who led the investigation into the murder of taxi-driver, Sidney George Spicer at the end of April 1920. Toplis was his only suspect. In 1923, after 32 years of dedicated service, Detective Superintendent Cox retired.  Over his career he’d served at Andover, Tidworth Garrison and Boscombe….

Harry Fallows – Police Statement

Harry Fallows was the only witness who was able to place Toplis at the scene of the Andover murder. Read his 5,000 word Police Statement.