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THE MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF A…

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THE MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF A YOUNG FEMALE. r The inquest on the body of the young woman, Char- lotte Ann Collis, who is supposed to have met with a violent death in a field near Chelmsford, was again ad- journed on Thursday. It may be remembered that the deceased was in the service of a tradesman, and went out for a walk on the evening of last Sunday week. She did not return, and on the following morning her body was found in a wheat field, and there were some abrasions and marks on the upper part of her thighs. Mr. Gibson, the surgeon who examined the body, said the marks on the thighs had the appearance of being caused by finger-nails. The cause of death was congestion of the lungs, which might have arisen from suffocation. Considering the state of her lungs, any person getting his hand over her mouth or any other obstruction to respiration, would be likely to cause death. A report from Dr. Letheby, who ana- lysed the contents of the stomach, set forth that death had not been caused by poison. The boots worn by the deceased were produced, and it was stated that they bore some marks as if they had been trodden on by some person. Alice Bird stated that she met the deceased about seven o'clock on the Sunday evening in question, and a young man was walking with her. They were going up the New-road. He was dressed in dark clothes. The Coroner remarked upon the absence of evidence as to the cause of the marks on the body of the de- ceased, and suggested another adjournment, which was agreed to.

THE TRAGEDY AT LIMElIOUSE.

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