The Mansfield Murder

ON THIS DAY – April 2, 1899

MANSFIELD

There has been a startling development In connection with the murder of the old man Butler, whose body was found in a bag at Mansfield, Victoria. The detectives arrested the daughter of deceased, Anastasia Butler, who was stated to have given her father a five-pound note on Easter Saturday to go away for a holiday. The accused is unmarried, and is 35 years of age.