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Crime File: The Wicked Witch of Kings Cross

Throughout the 1950s, 60s and 70s, Rosaleen Norton was Sydney’s own real live witch. An eccentric in the extreme, these days her antics would be treated for what they were, a bit of harmless fun. But, back in those archaic times the authorities chose to look upon Roie, as she preferred to be called, as the Devil’s apprentice and treated her accordingly to the point where she wound up in court for the most ridiculous offences that today would be laughable.

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