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ANOTHER ALLEGED WIFE MURDER.

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ANOTHER ALLEGED WIFE MURDER. A blind itinerant street musician, between 40 and 50 years of age, named Keefe, was charged on Wednesday with having caused the death of his wife, Eliza Keefe, by kicking and beating her while in an advanced state of pregnancy, in Rose-court, Bishopsgate-street. The evidence in support of the charge was that of Mary Ann M'Sweeny, who stated that she re- sided at 13, Rose-yard, Bishopsgate. The deceased was her sister. She had been married 12 or 13 years. Witness was in the habit of seeing her every day. She was about 40 years of age. The prisoner and the deceased, with three children, occupied but one room. The deceased was confined on Sun- day night last, and gave birth to a still-born child. Dr. Fowler, the parish doctor, attended her. On Friday morning last she was in good health, and was so all the day. She saw her at eight o'clock that evening. Witness then went home. About two o'clock on Saturday morning she heard a scream, and listened for some little time. The scream appeared to come from her sister's room. She knew it was her sister's voice. She next heard the fall of a heavy weight. She ran down stairs into her sister's room, and then saw the deceased lying in the pas- sage with her legs towards her own door. The de- ceased said" Mary Ann, I am done," and put her hand to her right side. The prisoner was standing at the door with a stick in his hand. He made a rush to kick at the deceased, but witness threw up her arm to prevent him, and received a blow on her arm from whatever the prisoner had in his hand. He then seized witness by the chemise, she being undressed at the time. The children were in the room screaming. Witness called out" Police, blood, and murder." The scavengers were washing the court at the time. The deceased told me to go and get some things on. The prisoner then shut the room door. Witness, on her return back, was asked by the deceased to lift her up, and she did so she heard the prisoner call out from the room "You two-, I'll do for you both." The deceased said the prisoner had given her a shilling to get some supper, and the prisoner had charged her with having spent the shilling in drink, and "bashed her about and kicked her on the side. The deceased died on Monday night. The case was adjourned for the medical evidence until Saturday: a coroner's inquest will be holden in the meantime. The prisoner, who frequently interrupted the wit- ness, saying she was telling a pack of lies, was ac- cordingly remanded.

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