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On This Day – November 30, 1942

The wife of a naturalised Australian was committed for trial by City Coroner on a charge of having murdered her husband, Sebastina Maddalon aged 40, on the 30th November 1942. Maddalon an Italian born draper of Newport, at South Yarra. May Florence Maddalon aged 27, wife of the dead man, had been separated from her husband for nearly two years before she murdered him.

ON THIS DAY……21st May 1921

When Frederick William Lohse appeared at the City Court on a charge of having murdered George Day at Newport on this day in 1921. Sub-Inspector Kane asked that in view of the verdict of misadventure, returned by the Coroner at the Inquest on the body of Day, the charge be withdrawn. The Bench granted the request. Day as the victim of a practical joke at Newport workshops when compressed air was forced into his body by means of a high tension power drill.

 

MURDER OF HUSBAND

The wife of a naturalised Australian was committed for trial by City Coroner on a charge of having murdered her husband, Sebastina Maddalon aged 40, on the 30th November 1942. Maddalon an Italian born draper of Newport, at South Yarra. May Florence Maddalon aged 27, wife of the dead man, had been separated from her husband for nearly two years before she murdered him.

ON THIS DAY……21st May 1921

When Frederick William Lohse appeared at the City Court on a charge of having murdered George Day at Newport on this day in 1921. Sub-Inspector Kane asked that in view of the verdict of misadventure, returned by the Coroner at the Inquest on the body of Day, the charge be withdrawn. The Bench granted the request. Day as the victim of a practical joke at Newport workshops when compressed air was forced into his body by means of a high tension power drill.

 

MURDER OF HUSBAND

The wife of a naturalised Australian was committed for trial by City Coroner on a charge of having murdered her husband, Sebastina Maddalon aged 40, on the 30th November 1942. Maddalon an Italian born draper of Newport, at South Yarra. May Florence Maddalon aged 27, wife of the dead man, had been separated from her husband for nearly two years before she murdered him.