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On This Day – November 13, 1924

SUSPECTED MURDER.… Body Recovered from Yarra. VICTORIA AGAIN. Mysterious circumstances surround the death of Eric Watkins, aged 22, whose body was found in the Yarra on November 13. Watkins boarded a train at Adelaide on November 6 and was not seen alive afterwards, nor was his luggage found. The police ascertained that he got in […]


On This Day – November 13, 1938

Glenroy Murder ‘It might well be that when the murderer entered the house no thought of murder was in his mind end that his motive was one of stealing.’ This theory was put forward to-day by the Crown Prosecutor (M’. F. Book), at the trial of a chimney sweep (George Green, 38) who pleaded not […]


On This Day – November 12, 1938

FURTHER REMAND Double Murder Case On a charge of having murdered Annie Constance Wiseman, 62, and her niece, Phyllis Wiseman, 17, at Glenroy, on November 12, George Green, 42. of West Heidelberg, was remanded in the City Court to-day to December 19. Miss Wiseman and her niece were found strangled in Miss Wiseman’s home on […]