Her younger daughter Eleanor accompanied Mrs Margaret Gamble and Bob McCullough down to the nearby cross-roads.
Painfully the items were gathered up and returned to the home while McCullough phoned the police.
It was not until 5 pm that evening that
Already Robert McGladdery had been taken for questioning to Newry RUC Station about the crime. He had known
‘I wish I could get my hands on the boy who did this.
Then you wouldn’t have to deal with him!’
By the time the 24 year old was allowed to leave the station, the police were fairly certain they had the right man. They had to find evidence against him.
The movements of the parties the previous day had first to be pieced together.
She had left home for a dance in the Henry Thompson Memorial Orange Hall in
They got there at 10.30 pm.
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