Pam Logan arrives at Central Court, Sydney, to give evidence in the Bogle-Chandler murder inquiry, 24 May 1953. Miss Logan was the girlfriend of Mr Chandler whose wife, Mrs Chandler, was found murdered with her lover, Mr Bogle, on the banks of the Lane Cove River. many innocent people were smeared by the strange deaths including Miss Logan. The deaths and the inquest became a media circus.
Dr. Bogle's suit in the new year Chandler-Bogle murder mystery, Police C.I.B., Sydney. "Weird and wonderful Sydney" caption: "Dr. Bogle's suit in CIB headquarters. Dr. Gilbert Bogle, Rhodes Scholar and CSIRO research scientist, died in mysterious circumstances on New Years Day. His body was found with that of Margaret Chandler. Apparently poisoned, their deaths have never been explained and the case remains unsolved." From the collections of the State Library of NSW.
Mrs Bogle and her three children board a plane at Mascot airport, Sydney, 19 June 1965. Mrs Bogle is taking her family to New Zealand following the unsolved death of her husband, Dr Bogle. SMH Picture by Adams
Beaumont Children who disappeared strangely from Glenelg Beach near Adelaide, South Australia on January 26, 1966 during the Australia Day celebration. The Beaumont case became the most largest police investigations in Australian criminal history and remains Australia’s most infamous cold case.
Unsolved No 6, True Crime, Dr Gilbert Bogle. Who Slew The Sydney Scientist. "In this issue, Sunday Times journalist, Philip Knightley investigates the mysterious deaths of Dr Bogle and Mrs Chandler in Sydney in 1963. Who killed them - and how."
Dr. John Laing, Director of Forensic Medicine at the Dept. of Public Health, who, along with William Harold Brighton, the Gov't Medical Officer, conducted internal and external examinations of the bodies of Bogle and Chandler on Jan 2, 1963. Sydney Morning Herald, May 22, 1963
One of the most terrible of Australian lost child stories was the never explained disappearance – on a hot Australia Day from Glenelg Beach in Adelaide in 1966 – of the three Beaumont children, Jane, Arnna and Grant Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/books/nightmare-in-the-suburbs-20100401-rh34.html#ixzz2ptVqx2XO
The Bogle-Chandler case was one of the most baffling criminal cases in Australian history. Millions of newspapers were sold on the back of a story which seemed to contain all the right ingredients -- sex, romance, murder, a high-society party, an exotic and unidentified poison, and the shadowy world of international espionage.( Above is a photo of the debonair Dr Bogle)