Constable

Michael COSTIGAN

YEAR OF DEATH

1877

JURISDICTION

New South Wales

DETAILS OF DEATH

Constable George Armytage, Constable Michael Costigan and Sub Inspector Keegan were all shot during an affray at the Royal Hotel Bourke by a barman at the hotel Samuel Getting. As a result both Constables were killed and the Sub Inspector seriously wounded. The offender committed suicide by drowning immediately after the incident.

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