Edmund Forrest MULCAHY

Victoria Police Force

Officer In Charge, Geelong Police Stn

Sergeant

Suicide – firearm

Died  7 October 1912

 

 

POLICE OFFICER’S SUICIDE

MELBOURNE. October 7. Sgt. Edmund Forrest Mulcahy, officer in charge of the Geelong police, committed suicide today by shooting himself with a revolver.

Mulcahy had a severe attack of influenza a month ago and since then had been   despondent and worried. He was under the impression that office work was beyond his capacity. He left a widow and seven children.

The Register ( Adelaide )  Tuesday  8 October 1912  page 7 of 12

http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/58600746?searchTerm=police%20suicide&searchLimits=l-australian=y

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