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Ghosts, Folklore and Forteana of London's SE1 District

The two figures dropped a body in the river.

Body Movers

Location: SE1 - Unnamed inn, West Street, close to Fleet River (entire area redeveloped, no trace of inn remains)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Early nineteenth century
Further Comments: A clergyman heard screams coming from the inn and watched two people emerge from the site carrying a headless body, and head towards the nearby river. After throwing the corpse into the water, the people vanished. The same spot of the river was also said to be haunted by a woman with a slit throat.

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