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Wartime murder

QLD 1944

"Death Sentence On Killer of Woman In Lane"

Courier-Mail, 22 July 1944
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Wartime murder of Doris Roberts in a Brisbane Laneway by American paratrooper Avalino Fernandez caused an uproar. Fernandez was tried, found guilty and hanged.

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