Dictionary of Sydney

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Shark Arm murder 1935

Murder revealed when a captured shark regurgitated a severed arm with tattoos in Coogee Aquarium in 1935.

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Date of event
25 Apr 1935

Shark Arm murder 1935

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One of Sydney's most sensational crimes, the Shark Arm murder was never solved.