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GRUESOME DISCOVERY NEAR ST. ASAPH. A CHILD'S BODY FOUND. On Monday, Dr. Hughes, coroner for West Denbighshire, held an inquest at Llanefydd on the body of a femaie child, which was discovered in a Sandbox at Penybont Farm last week. Thomas Owen, laboarer, hailiug from Crowe, who stated that on Thursday last,I,while searchioar the granary for Mr. Peter Pierce, of Penybont Farm, ior whom ho was then working, he came across a bandbex, which had been lying under some sacks. He called Mr. Pierce's attention to the discovery, &nd upon opening the box Mr. Pierce pniled oat what proved to bo the body of a child wrapped up an old jacket. Feter Pierce, farmer, said it must have bean a year or more since the corner of the gran iry in wbicb the discovery wag made was previously disturbed. He had no idea who could have placed the child's body there. Dr. Owen, of Denbigh, gave the result of his post-mortem examination of the body, which was ihet of a fully developed female child. It was much decomposed. In his opinion, the child bud been strangled, and must have been dead for more than a year. The Coroner (Dr. J. R. Hughes) thought tho safest course for the jury to take would be to return a verdict of "Found dead," which would leave it open for the police to continue their investigation of the affair without being prejudiced in any way .by that inquiry. A verdict in accordance with the coroner's aug- eitioa w.is tharef »ra return* Boy

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