ON THIS DAY – May 11, 1909



The Coroner, Dr. Cole, resumed inquiry regarding the death of Margaret Gallagher, aged 77, who was found on May 11 with her throat cut, and her skull fractured, at her home in Little Buckingham street, Richmond. Arthur O’Sullivan, a butcher, charged with wilful murder of deceased, was present in custody. After lengthy evidence had been heard the coroner found O’Sullivan guilty of wilful murder, and committed him for trial at the Supreme Court sitting on June 15.