On This Day – September 9, 1938

The death occurred yesterday morning at the Mildura Base Hospital of William Henry Higgs, 54 years of Billabong

Higgs on September 9, was found unconscious on the doorstep of his home. He was admitted to hospital with a fractured skull.

A man who had been arrested and charged with having inflicted grievous bodily harm and was admitted to bail was re-arrested after Higgs’ death and charged with murder. He will appear in court to-morrow.