Australia · Crime Scene Photography

Boxer shot in cabaret, possibly because of “underground gang warfare”

May 22, 1951 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Former light-weight boxer William John "Bobby" Lee is shot at a cabaret, later dying at the hospital Lee's shooter, John Frederick "Chow" Hayes, allegedly planned to shoot Lee outside the club but was taunted by Lee who said "you wouldn't do it here, with all the lights… Continue reading Boxer shot in cabaret, possibly because of “underground gang warfare”

California · Crime Scene Photography

Man killed by wife after beating her

May 13, 1942 Los Angeles, California Earl Blaisure is killed by his wife Molly (inaccurately described here as his girlfriend) after beating her with the barrel of a rifle when it failed to fire Earl Blaisure (24), a stove factory worker, had been know for beating his wife, Molly Blaisure (24), who stabbed her husband… Continue reading Man killed by wife after beating her

Australia · Crime Scene Photography

Vintage crime scene: Man kills wife, self

May 2, 1944 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Royal Australian Air Force officer Maurice Ruben John Anderson shots and kills his wife before committing suicide with the same gun From The Canberra Times, May 4, 1944: WAVERLEY TRAGEDY Suicide After Murder SYDNEY, Wednesday. An R.A.A.F. officer and his wife were found dead in an apartment… Continue reading Vintage crime scene: Man kills wife, self