ON THIS DAY…… 16th September 1881
Mr. Candler held an inquest at the Melbourne Morgue on the body of a newly born female child, which was found in a paddock at the Avenue, High Street, Windsor, at halt past 5 o’clock on this day in 1881. The body was wrapped in a piece of coarse canvas, and tied up tightly with some twine Dr. Neild made a post-mortem examination of the body, which was matured, well developed, and larger than the average. The child was born alive, and the cause of death was suffocation. The jury returned a verdict that the deceased was wilfully suffocated, and that some person or persons unknown were guilty of wilful murder.