Escape and Execution of Angus Murray

Angus Murray was the last man to be executed on the gallows of Old Melbourne Goal in 1924.
His life began in Adelaide and would see him incarcerated in 4 states – South Australia, Western Australia NSW and Victoria.
He became a master thief, a conman and a bigamist.  
Murray’s last job after his audacious escape from the Geelong Gaol would see him at the end of a noose for the murder of bank manager Thomas Berriman, despite the fact he had not pulled the trigger.
This episode is about the life, criminal career and execution of Angus Murray.
Locked up with History –
Geelong Gaol Museum –
Twisted History –