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ON THIS DAY – October 24, 1934

Mrs Ena McKenzie, 38, who allegedly who drowned her three children in the sea at Cowes on October 24. was to-day acquitted by the Criminal Court of a charge of murder on the grounds of insanity. Evidence was given that Mrs McKenzie had a distressing line of hardship, until her health broke down.

On This Day – September 1, 1938

Detectives now believe Gunner John Hulston (18), who disappeared on September 1, and whose body was found in the sea yesterday, was murdered.

Medical examination of the body revealed that death was due to a revolver shot wound in the chest. The bullet has been recovered, and will be subjected to expert examination.

Dr. C. H. Mollison, Government Pathologist, was able to trace the course or the bullet through the chest.

The body was in an excellent state of preservation, and a bandolier belt and scabbard were all intact.

ON THIS DAY – October 24, 1934

Mrs Ena McKenzie, 38, who allegedly who drowned her three children in the sea at Cowes on October 24. was to-day acquitted by the Criminal Court of a charge of murder on the grounds of insanity. Evidence was given that Mrs McKenzie had a distressing line of hardship, until her health broke down.

On This Day – September 1, 1938

Detectives now believe Gunner John Hulston (18), who disappeared on September 1, and whose body was found in the sea yesterday, was murdered.

Medical examination of the body revealed that death was due to a revolver shot wound in the chest. The bullet has been recovered, and will be subjected to expert examination.

Dr. C. H. Mollison, Government Pathologist, was able to trace the course or the bullet through the chest.

The body was in an excellent state of preservation, and a bandolier belt and scabbard were all intact.