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THE GREAT INTERNATIONAL RIFLE…

BURGLARY BY BOYS.

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A PARIS FAIR.

ISUICIDE IN THE STREET.

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SUICIDE IN THE STREET. Mr. S. F. Langham, deputy coroner for Westminster, held an inquiry, a few days since, at King's College Hospital, touching the death of John Hunter, aged forty-one, a tailor, late residing at 41, Lower White- cross-street, who had committed suicide. Catherine Hunter, wife of the deceased, said her husband had been in bad health for the last six months, and had threatened to commit suicide before he left home in the morning. He also threatened witness, and said they had better go out of the world together. He was not in want, but had been so reduced by illness she believed as to affect his mind. Thomas Grant, carman, in the employ of Messrs. Chaplin and Horne, deposed to finding the deceased inside the gateway of the George and Blue Boar-vard, Holborn, with his throat cut. No one was near him at the time. A shoemaker's knife was iying by his side. There was a great quantity of blood lying at his feet, as if he had fallen backwards. With assistance he put de- ceased in his van, and brought him to the hospital. He was not dead then. Witness had previously sent for Mr. Williams, a surgeon. Police-constable Sutton said he was called by the last witness to the George and Blue Boar on Monday morning. He found deceased as described by the last witness. He asked deceased why he had done it, and he said because he had a bad wife. He tried to seize the knife, and wanted witness to finish him at once. He also expressed the same wish to the surgeon. oz- Mr. Williams, surgeon, Gray's-inn-road, proved being called to the deceased. He attended to the wounds in his throat, and ad- vised that he should be removed to the hospital. There were also some stabs in the stomach. "Charles Antonini, house-surgeon at King's College Hospital, said deceased when admitted had a large gash in his throat about seven inches long, and was very much blanched from loss of blood. He was put to bed, but he died the same day, death, no doubt, resulting from the wound in the throat. After further evidence the jury returned a verdict of Temporary insanity." u

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