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SHOCKING DOUBLE MURDER. A man named John Knocker, 42, an army pen- sioner, who has been working as a labourer in the Hawley Paper Mills for the last two or three years entered the Greyhound Inn, at Sutton, near Dart- ford, on Friday night, where he was lodging, at about eleven o'clock, and immediately attacked a fellow-lodger named Kemp, passing a sharp instru- ment across his throat, nearly severing the head from the body. The murderer then cut the throat of the landlord, aged 60, named Smith. A fearful struggle must have taken place. Later particulars show that the crime was com- mitted without the slightest provocation. Knocker, on entering the Greyhound, found three men sit- ting in the taproom. He instantly passed his arm around Kemp's neck, cutting his throat with a razor, before the man knew what Knocker's object was. The murderer then tried to reach one of the other men, but he escaped. Knocker ran into the bar, where he attacked the landlord, Wm. Smith, an old man, who defended himself vigorously, but was overpowered, and sank to the ground with his throat cut, from ear to ear. Both men died directly. The murderer escaped from the house and ran towards Dartford, but was captured, after a chase of three miles, and taken to Dartford Police Station. The prisoner had been drinking heavily of late, and was in depressed spirits. Knocker was brought up and remanded at the Dartford Police Court on Saturday afternoon, charged with murdering David Smith, landlord of the Greyhound Inn, Sutton at Hone, and a lodger named Alfred Kemp, the previous evening. The prisoner, who was stated by Police-Constable Benge to have said, I want to give myself up for that job at the Greyhound. I am ready to swing in the morning, l would as lief swing as be choked," was remanded. An inquest was held at Sutton-at-Hone, near Dartford, on Monday, on the bodies of David Smith, landlord of the Greyhound beerhouse, and Alfred Kemp, lodger, alleged to have been killed on Friday night by John Knocker, army pen- sioner.âMrs. Smith, widow of the landlord, deposed that Knocker, who had lodged with them, left on Christmas Eve. He returned on the following Tuesday. On New Year's Day she went to bed early, and during the night heard a noise, and someone tried her door. When she went down- stairs she saw Kemp and her husband lying dead. Witness here fdnted.-Cliarles West said on Friday evening he was drinking with Knocker, who talked strangely about going to a better land.âSuperin- tendent Webster produced two parts of a razor handle found near Smith's body.âA verdict of Wilful murder was returned.

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