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DOUBLE MURDER AT BATLEY. NEAR…

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DOUBLE MURDER AT BATLEY. NEAR DEWSRURY. Confession (pf the The prisoner was brought before the police magis- trate on Monday. He looked somewhat weak, and was accommodated with a seat. He was dressed in plain clothes, and covered with a rug. Having answered that his name was JEIi Sykes, some other evid encef or aramand-wastaken,—Police-constable Mur- ray said that he was called to.the house of the deceased women between eleven and twelve o'clock on Saturday night. Both women were dead. Witness assisted to take Sykes in a cart to the Dewsbory lock-up. He did not speak then; but about 1.50 a.m. on Sunday, after Superintendent Martin had cautioned him, he i made a statement. Witness and the prisoner were togetheran the police office, and the prisoner waslying: down. The prisoner rose-on his arm, and he (witness) ] told him not to say anything, as what he did say would be given in evidence against him. The prisoner 1 made the following atatejNent;—! feel easier in my] mind, and better satisfied now than before I did it. I ] was with Hannah Brook last Monday night, and we I were on good terms. I went. on Saturday ,night, be- g tween ten and eleven o'cloek, «nd her and her mother began calling me, and told me to go away, they did i not want me there. Hannah sat down on a chair and J began singing, and it aggravated me. I struck her i t with the butt end of mv sun, and she eriwd omh n>i Eli! let me alone and I'll go with you; "but I pulled my bayonet oat of my sheath and ranit into her. Her mother got up out of bed and tried to prevent me, and I ran my bayonet into her. Although I murd-ered her I loved her-I have told her many a time I'd have my revenge, and I've got it now. On Sunday morning, about ten o'cloak, a friend named Sales visited Eli Sykes, and witness heard what passed. The prisoner was here asked whether -he wiahed to question the officer, and he said; He says that that was all I said to him, I told him when I got into the house they began to call me I asked her if she would not go with me and she said, "No;" I asked her if she was not going with another mas, and she said, U Yes." -Police- sergeant Lee said that statement wasmade later the same morning.— sPolice-Gonstable Murray then went on to speak of the conversation between Sales and the prisoner. Sales, he deposed, said, Eli, this is-a very bad job. Tie prisoner said, I could not help it, and I am easier and more satisfied in my mind than before I had done it." He went on talking, and told what took place insNo. He said, "When I was in the house the mother began caning me, and the daughter also, and said they would not have me there. I asked her warn't she goin<» with another chap. I asked her if it was a man from Wakefield, and ehe said, 'Yes.' She then began saiging, asd <told me she would go with any man she liked, and if I would not go away she would' make use. She then sat down on a Ohair, and began Jinging, and-aggravated me. I took hold Of my rifle ind straek her over the head with the butt end. I shrew it on the floor, and pulled the bayonet out of aaystoarfcn, ami ran itdnto her. Hcnnother got out of Sed aid cried murder.-and I ra-nihintoher, too." That vas all that took place, exceptthatthe prisoner's friend was drunk whence did it, and he said, bad had-nothiag to drink." TEhe prisoner was inén duly cautioned, and asked if he wished to say myfhing. ,.Hemel'øly:replied. "No, I'll -not say-any- ihugi. lie was then* re moved to the eelL

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