ON THIS DAY – January 25, 1933

The fact of an exploded rifle being found hidden behind a bathroom door first led detectives to believe Reginald Orams, aged 30, who was found dead in his sleep out at a house at Albion street, West Brunswick, was the victim of foul play. As the result of further inquiries they also investigating a theory that in the wash house he shot himself above the heart, and staggered to the sleep out. Two young men who were questioned have been allowed to go.