Canberra Times, Wednesday 3 January page IN BRIEF: Killer found dead in cell. BRISBANE: It will be several days before doctors can establish what killed convicted murderer Mr John Andrew Stuart, who was found dead in his Brisbane Jail cell on Monday at
Townsville Daily Bulletin, Saturday 15 July 1944, page 1. MURDERER DIES IN GAOL BRISBANE, July 14.- Murderer of Mrs. Lillian Maud Stephens, at Dutton Park, in January. 1932, Frederick Emanuel Lewis, 36, died of heart failure in Brisbane gaol hospital on May 17, according to evidence given before the City Coroner (Mr. J. J. Leahy) yesterday.
Morning Bulletin Rockhampton, Tuesday 21 June 1949, page 1. SUICIDE IN BRISBANE GAOL BRISBANE, June 20. - An interstate ' criminal, James Leslie Shinell, 33, was found hanged in his cell in the Bris- bane Gaol when a warder en- tered his cell this morning. Shinell had used the cell towel and a strip of blanket to form a rope and had tied it to the bars of the grille above the door. He jumped from a small table after tying the rope around his neck.
Canberra Times, Thursday 21 December 1972, page 12. Prisoner found dead in cell BRISBANE, Wednesday.- A man found dead in his cell in Brisbane jail earlier this year had said he believed in reincarnation, the Brisbane Coroner's Court was told today. The inquest was being held into the death of Mr Gary Francis Phillips at the jail on or about July 31.
One dead after six Brisbane Jail prisoners overdose BRISBANE: 16 Oct 1988. Canberra Times. A hypnotic and anaesthetic drug was believed to have yesterday killed one Brisbane Jail prisoner and put another five in hospital. Police said early tests on the substance the six prisoners took suggested they had over- dosed on chloral hydrate.
Townsville Daily Bulletin. Wednesday 28 May 1947, page 1. Brown Gave No Hint Of Suicide Intent BRISBANE, May 27.— "I find Brown took his own life by hanging, and there is no evidence of any neglect on the part of any prison official." said the Coroner, Mr. Eite, to-day, after holding an inquest into the death of Reginald Brown, 49, accountant, who was found dead in his cell at Brisbane gaol, on the morning of March 20, nine days after being sentenced to life imprisonment for murder.
Courier-Mail, Wednesday 21 December 1949, page 5. Mesh 'to stop gaol hangings' A HEAVY mesh over the bars of cell grilles would prevent prisoners hanging themselves, a senior gaol warder told the Coroner's Court yesterday. However, it would not stop prisoners from committing suicide by other means, such as throttling themselves he said. The warder, William Agnew, was giving evidence at an inquest on Kevin Robinson, 22, who was found hanged in his cell at Boggo Road on September 15.
Truth Brisbane, Qld. Sunday 24 April 1904, page 5. A Death Trap. Boggo-road Gaol. A Typhoid Fever Victim. .'The wages of sin is death.' is a common pulpit utterance, and a happening on Friday morning shows that sometimes the saying is true. "Truth" readers will remember that a few weeks ago a man named McDonald, a son-in-law of the peculiar palmist, Gipsy Lee, was brought before the South Brisbane bench charged with a particularly brutal assault on an old man named Laurence McLauchlln.
Townsville Daily Bulletin, Saturday 27 September 1952, page 1. Man on Murder Charge Suicides BRISBANE, September 26.— A 62-year-old prisoner awaiting trial on a charge of murder was found hanged in his cell at Boggo Road Gaol this morning. He was Frederick Thomas Carpenter, a miner pensioner.
Central Queensland Herald, Thursday 1 December 1955, page 12. Found Hanged In His Cell BRISBANE, November 27- Josef Dvorak, 36, a Czecho- slovakian, who was serving seven years for unlawfully attempting to kill, was found hanged in his cell at Boggo Road gaol this morning.
Truth Brisbane, Qld. Sunday 8 October 1950, page 1. SABOTAGE IN B0GGO-RD, NEXT MOVE Prisoners' 'grapevine' in Boggo-road Gaol yesterday was running hot with discus- sion of arrangements for the sabotaging of gaol machinery, - workshops, plant, and equip ment, in the near future, as the: 'next step; in a war against ; authority.
DEATH OF WARDER AT BOGGO ROAD Prisoners Send Wreath From Gaol Garden BRISBANE, August 28. A cross of flowers picked from the gaol gardens and bearing a card ex- pressing the sympathy of the prisoners at Boggo Road was one of the floral tributes sent to the funeral of Mr. Joyce Leith Gold, senior warder at the prison, yesterday.
Week (Brisbane, Qld. Friday 22 February 1895, page 11. Died Through Drink. A young man named James Capper was some days ago charged with vagrancy. The police considered that he was of unsound mind and defendant was remanded to the goal to be placed under medical supervision. It appears that he been drinking heavily prior to his appearance at the police court. He would have been brought up on Thursday, but it was announced in court by Sergeant Taylor that Capper had died in the gaol.
Porta Potti's were introduced into Boggo Road Gaol, they replaced many of the sanitary tubs used by prisoners.
Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald and General Advertiser. Thursday 16 February 1905, page 8. SUICIDE IN GAOL A man who had given the name of John Smith, a prisoner at the Brisbane Gaol, was found dead in his cell on Sunday morning, having hanged himself by the neck with his hammock rope. The deceased, it appears, was serving a sentence of three months for assaulting the police, and was due for discharge at the beginning of next month.