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MURDER IN SYDNEY.

SYDNEY, April 14. A mysterious tragedy is reported. Albert Spencer, a man of independent means, residing alone in a flat in Elizabeth Street, was found dying, with his head battered, and later succumbed. Marks were found in a bath where the murderer washed. Shortly before the discovery, an unknown youth visited Spencer. No other person is known to have been near. SYDNEY, April 15. The man named Spencer, found in a dying condition with his head battered, subsequently succumbed. Investigation of his papers disclosed that his real name was Tuck. He received regular remittances from England and it is believed he was connected with a famous business house in London.

The reason for the crime is not apparent, as quantities of money and jewellery in the room were not touched.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9587, 15 April 1919

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MURDER IN SYDNEY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9587, 15 April 1919

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