Description of murderers - Public Record Office Victoria - Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)
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Title: Description of murderers
Creator: Public Record Office Victoria
Provenance: VPRS 4965 P0 Unit 5 Item 42 Record 1
Transcript: VICTORIA POLICE CRIMINAL OFFENCE REPORT.Benalla STATION, North Eastern DISTRICT.Description of the murderers of Constables Scanlan & Lonigan 1st Edward Kelly 23 years of age looks older sallow complexion dark brown hair full beard and moustache of a dirty dark red colour moustache cut square with greenish tint wore dark tweed cloathes & red silk sash dark low crowned hat, 2nd Daniel Kelly 17 years of age looks older 5 ft 5 or 6 inches high very dark hair and complexion small dark piercing eyes beard not grown, 3rd name unknown 21 years of age 5 ft 9 inches high very fair hair and complexion fair beard & moustache beard on chin thin features beard and moustache very fine like of first growth respectable looking supposed identical with Charley Brown well known among the Wrights and Harts on the Broken river. 4th man unknown about 19 or 20 years of age 5ft 8 high rather stout complexion somewhat fair no beard or whiskers a few stragling