Very cold case Carnegie

It was a chilly spring night in 1934, when two gun shots rang out from the booking office at the Carnegie railway station. The assistant station master lay dying on the floor. It was not until 1945 that the police charged someone with his murder. In three successive trials the jury failed to reach a verdict, and the case was dropped. Read all about it here in The Argus.

1 thought on “Very cold case Carnegie

  1. I enjoyed reading this example of newspaper reporting of yesteryear – full of colour and detail.

    I wonder whether the driving motivation for the attempted robbery was how life in general at that time was tough in the shadows of the Great Depression of the early 1930s.

    Thank you for your research and your interesting blog.

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