Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

A MYSTERIOUS TRAGEDY.

London, January 21.

Thomas Reeks, a native of Sydney, and a ship's engineer, was fouud in a disused pit near Wolverhampton with a bullet wound in the foreheid, and also bullet wounds in each eye. It is unknown whether it ia a case of mur der or suicide. Reeks was fourth engineer aboard the steamer Secalia. IHe was a stranger to Wolverhampton. lOn Saturday he had a wallet contain ing a hundred dollar bill and other bills, all of which are now missing. Reeks was seen with another man at Liverpool on Monday night, and enquiries show that two respectably dressed men took train at Liverpool, arriving at Wolverhamton on Tuesday. The revolver has not been traced.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/AMBPA19140123.2.8.2

Bibliographic details

A MYSTERIOUS TRAGEDY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4366, 23 January 1914

Word Count
120

A MYSTERIOUS TRAGEDY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4366, 23 January 1914

Working