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ON THIS DAY – October 25, 1933

 

On the application of Sergeant de la Rue at the City Court yesterday, Robert Ernest von Geyer painter aged 50 years of Argyle Square Carlton and Albert Lewis; labourer aged 49 years of Peel street North Melbourne who were charged with having murdered Maurice Langley pawnbroker of Elizabeth street city on October 25 were remanded to appear before the City Court on November 17.  Sergeant de la Rue explained to Mr Bond P M that no date had been fixed for the hearing of the inquest.

ON THIS DAY – October 18, 1932

 

Bernard William Boyd, aged 18 years, appeared at the City Court on Thursday charged with having murdered Joseph George Sybley at Whittlesea on October 18. At the request of Sergeant De La Rue, the case was adjourned until after the coroner’s inquest.  Application for Ball  Mr. P. Ridgeway, on behalf of Boyd, requested that some facts of the charge should be given in order that he might make application for bail. Senior-Detective Sickerdick said that at about half-past 10 o’clock on the night of October 18 he went to Whittlesea, where he saw the body of a man in the Whittlesea Hotel. Later, with Detective McKenna and men from the wireless patrol, he interviewed Boyd, and another youth, and accused made certain admissions. He said that he was there when the tragedy occurred, but that he was not the person who fired the fatal shot.

Bail Refused

The application for ball was refused, and Boyd was remanded to appear at the City Court on November 3.

ON THIS DAY – October 25, 1933

 

On the application of Sergeant de la Rue at the City Court yesterday, Robert Ernest von Geyer painter aged 50 years of Argyle Square Carlton and Albert Lewis; labourer aged 49 years of Peel street North Melbourne who were charged with having murdered Maurice Langley pawnbroker of Elizabeth street city on October 25 were remanded to appear before the City Court on November 17.  Sergeant de la Rue explained to Mr Bond P M that no date had been fixed for the hearing of the inquest.

ON THIS DAY – October 18, 1932

 

Bernard William Boyd, aged 18 years, appeared at the City Court on Thursday charged with having murdered Joseph George Sybley at Whittlesea on October 18. At the request of Sergeant De La Rue, the case was adjourned until after the coroner’s inquest.  Application for Ball  Mr. P. Ridgeway, on behalf of Boyd, requested that some facts of the charge should be given in order that he might make application for bail. Senior-Detective Sickerdick said that at about half-past 10 o’clock on the night of October 18 he went to Whittlesea, where he saw the body of a man in the Whittlesea Hotel. Later, with Detective McKenna and men from the wireless patrol, he interviewed Boyd, and another youth, and accused made certain admissions. He said that he was there when the tragedy occurred, but that he was not the person who fired the fatal shot.

Bail Refused

The application for ball was refused, and Boyd was remanded to appear at the City Court on November 3.