On This Day – September 11, 1951

William Henry McPhillips, 28, of Hampton, carpenter, was charged with murder at Brighton today after a man had died at Alfred Hospital from a gunshot wound in the stomach.

The dead man was William Walpole, 48, also of Hampton. McPhillips appeared before a justice of the peace at Brighton Court today and was remanded to the City Court on September 11. Bail was refused.