Body Recovered from Yarra.
Mysterious circumstances surround the death of Eric Watkins, aged 22, whose body was found in the Yarra on November 13.
Watkins boarded a train at Adelaide on November 6 and was not seen alive afterwards, nor was his luggage found. The police ascertained that he got in association with a number of train “crooks,” who got about £15 from him. It is presumed he is a victim of foul play, and that the body was thrown into the river Yarra close to Spencer-street station.