SKELETON FOUND IN THE BUSH

On this day …….. 30th of August 1952

On the 30th of August 1954 Dr. K. Bowden, pathologist, and his deputy Mr McLeod traveled to Beechworth to examine a skeleton found in the bush. Police believe the skeleton which had been scattered by wild animals was a female patient by the name Frances Eileen Debson from the Beechworth Mental Hospital who escaped two years earlier. The remains were brought back to the hospital to be examined.