Why was a dog involved in a court trial?

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Trove trivia

Peter, a handsome dog with a distinctive coat, was key evidence in a 1950s murder trial. Spotted at the scene of a crime, he provided a crucial link between the perpetrator and victim.

Visit the record below, shared with Trove by the Queensland Police Museum, to find out more (provided you’re ok with both taxidermy and true crime)