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FATAL ACCIDENT AT A SWIMMING BATH. In London, on Monday, Mr. Langham, City coroner, held an inquiry at St. Bartholomew's Hospital regard- ing the death of Henry Kearney, 29 years of age, a porter, late residing at Hoxton, who died from in- juries sustained through striking his head against the bottom of a swimming bath. Thomas Stracker, an attendant at the Wenlock Baths, Hoxton, stated that on Wednesday in last week his attention was called to the deceased, who bad been taken out of the swim- ming bath. He appeared semi-conscious, and when he ec overed a little he informed witness that he had ju mped off the diving-board by the side of the bath and hurt his head. Witness took him to the hospital. By the Jury: Where the deceased jumped in the water was only 4ft. 2in. in depth. Another accident of a similar character occurred at the baths some time ago, and a notice was then put up prohibiting persons from jumping off the platform. John Chapman, a youth, said he was with the deceased when the accident happened. The latter was teaching a youth to swim, and witness saw him jump off a raised seat on the platform, and on rising to the surface informed witness that lie had struck his head cn the bottom of the bath. He appeared much injured, and was at once taken to the hospital. Mr. Toller, house surgeon to St. Bartholomew's Hos- pital, deposed to having the deceased under his care. He was suffering from a fractured skull and a broken spine. He lived until Friday morning, and then expired from the injuries received. The jury re- turned a verdict of Accidental death."

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