[BOOKS] ✮ Gatton Murders, The By Stephanie Bennett – Tbjewellers.co.uk BOXING DAY 1898 Three members of the Murphy family Michael Ellen and Norah — are returning to the family farm after a trip in to Gatton a small town west of Brisbane On a deserted moonlit road a few BOXING DAY Three members of the Murphy family Michael Ellen and Norah — are returning to the family farm after a trip in to Gatton a small town west of Brisbane On a deserted moonlit road a few miles out of town they are ambushed Their horse is killed and the three young people are taken to a remote paddock where the women are brutally raped and bludgeoned to death and Michael is shotBy the time Gatton Murders, PDF or the police arrived the following day locals had swarmed all over the crime scene obliterating the evidence What followed was a hopelessly bungled investigation and the crime remained unsolved Fear and mistrust rocked the farming community and theories about the perpetrator abounded Was this the work of a sex crazed tramp Could a member of the Murphy family have been involved or was revenge the motiveStephanie Bennett's detailed examination of this baffling crime brings a new and disturbing theory to the surface The result is a chilling and challenging whodunitStephanie Bennett has spent many years scouring the available archival material interviewing relatives of suspects and victims and visiting far flung areas of ueensland to give this account of the motives and suspects of this ueensland’s most infamous unsolved murder.
- 304 pages
- Gatton Murders, The
- Stephanie Bennett
- 24 May 2016 Stephanie Bennett