Policeman hammered to death

Beverley, WA, 1884 – Constable Patrick Hackett, 26,  may have been in a great mood the Friday he was murdered. He had, after all just become a father. His first child, a boy, had died ten days after being born, but now he and his wife of two years, Mary Anne, were the proud parentsContinue reading “Policeman hammered to death”