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ANOTHER POISONING CASE AT HACKNEY. W. S. Sheridan was finally examined at Worship-street, charged with the wilful murder of his mother.âG. Yarrow, an undertaker, in Hi^h»street, Shoreditch, stated that the prisoner came to his house on Saturday, the 30th of Oct., and said he wished him to take instructions for the interment of a deceased woman, to be performed as reasonably as pos- sible, as she had died in reduced circumstances. The pri- soner appeared at the time to be labouring under great excitement, lie proceeded to the house in Mare-street, and was struck with the extremely livid and dirty appearance which the corpse presented, On the same evening he took the coffin to the house,and made an arrangement to proceed with the prisoner the next morning to the Beaumont Ceme- tery, at Mfie-end, to purchase the ground but on the road there they were met by one of the surgeons who had been in previous attendance upon the deceased, and while con- versing with him the prisoner disappeared. Witness has- tened back to the house, which the prisoner had reached be- fore him, and shortly after his arrival was joined by the parish beadle, to whom he had caused a communication to be made, and who intimated to the prisoner that it was ne- cessary that an inquest should be held upon the body. The prisoner objected, saying that it was uncalled for; but, upon witness remarking that if he valued his respectability he would hhrow no obstacles in the way, he at length gave a reluctant assent. Some angry words then ensued between the prisoner and his sister, who accused him of poisoning his mother, to which he made no direct reply, hut retorted upon her with an accusation of drunkenne-s.â During the time this witness was giving his evidence he was repeatedly interrupted by the prisoner, who exhibited great excitement, declaring he was the victim of a couple of fiends who had engaged in a foul conspiracy against him, and he hoped that some one from the Secretary of State's office was present to watch the proceedings.âG. Downing, superintendent of Shillibeer's funeral establishment in the City-road/deposed that on the 4th iust. the prisoner called upon him, and said that he wanted to make arrangements respecting the funeral of a person for whom a coffin had already been piovided. He asked him his motive for transferring the business from one tradesman to another, and the prisoner replied that the undertaker he had before employed was in such a state of intoxication that he was disgusted with his conduct, and would have nothing more to do with him. The prisoner appeared to be in a state of nervous anxiety, and inquired whether the funeral could not take plate on the following day, to whieh he replied in the affirmative, if the grave had been already taken, and the certificate obiaineu. The funeral (which the prisoner wished to hasten) took place in due course.âThe prisoner was fully committed to take his trial.