ON THIS DAY – March 13, 1916

At the adjourned inquest into the murder of Doris Foley at Beech Forest today Detective Kiely stated, that George Henry Leake, who was present in custody admitted to him that he took the girl, Doris Foley to the creek and he made her cry. When she cried he hit on the head with stick. He was drunk at the time and demoralised, and did not know what he was doing. He afterwards got a knife or a piece of hoop iron and cut her face and throat. The inquiry is proceeding.