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Annie's trial in 1921 - evidence about Alice Berry

Annie stood trial for the manslaughter of Alice Berry at the Central Criminal Court on 14 May 1920. She was found guilty even though the jury could not agree and received a five year sentence. This conviction was set aside on appeal and a new trial conducted on 1 October 1920. This time Annie was found Not Guilty. This statement from one of the investigating police officers includes a physical description of Annie, her husband and the house where they lived, called Kia Ora. The official photo and sketch mentioned in the last paragraph were not located in the trial records. There are several photos of the house and the view of Randwick Racecourse from one of the windows included in the exhibits, as Alice Berry makes specific reference to seeing the races from the room where she was staying to have the abortion. From NRS 880 [9/7255] Case #3, 1921
Annie's trial in 1921 - evidence about Alice Berry
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