Miner Found Guilty of Manslaughter

ON THIS DAY – March 20, 1945

Death of Wife

After a retirement of two and a half hours a jury in the Criminal Court yesterday found Harry Ernest Mills, 31, coalminer, of Wonthaggi, not guilty of murder, but guilty of manslaughter of his wife, Linda Marion Mills, 26, at Wonthaggi on March 20. Mills was remanded by Mr Justice Macfarlane for sentence.