ON THIS DAY ………… 4th September 1932

With almost half his head shot off and a wound in his leg, Giovanni Carretti, 36 year old Italian market gardener, of Werribee, was found murdered, outside his hut on the  4th September 1932.  Carretti occupied a six acre irrigation holding, 4 miles from Werribee and lived alone in a two-roomed hut. He was last seen alive on the 3rd. The dead man was found by his friends, lying in a pool of blood 10 feet from the building.