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SHOCKING MURDER IN ROSEMARY-j…

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SHOCKING MURDER IN ROSEMARY- LANE. At the Thames Police-court, on Monday, Patrick Harrington, an Irish labourer, 77 years of age. was brought before Mr. Paget, charged with the wilful murder of Peter Mann, his son-in-law. The fatal affray took place in Rosemary-lane, Whifcechapel, on Sunday night, at 12 o'clock. The murder was committed in the street in the presence of several persons. Mann and his wife were quarrel- ling, and her father, the prisoner, interfered, and with. out saying a word plunged a knife into his son-il, -law's breast. The unfortunate man fell, exclaiming, I am stabbed." Dr. John Loane, of No. 1, Dock-street, Whitechapel, was fetched directly. He found the man was dead. He only survived three minutes after he was stabbed. There was a large wound on the right side of the chest, from which blood had issued freely. The prisoner fled directly he had stabbed his son-in-law. Inspector Dandy, of the H division station-house in Leroan-street, immediately sent coasftabka in all directions in pursuit of the prisoner, who was soon in custody. The knife was found in the street, near the custody. The knife was found in the street, near the place where the murder was committed. Cornelius Leary, a tailor, and hia wife, who saw the prisoner stab Mann, gave evidence to that effect. Dr. Loane believed the wound was the cause of death, but he could not state what internal parts were injured until the post-mortem examination of the body. Mr. Paget committed the prisoner for trial. The horrible affairnas created a. great sensation in Rosemary-lane, where rows and fights among the Irish have been frequent. An immense number of Irish assembled in the street all night, and there was a good deal of excitement, wailing, and groaning. The prisoner was brought down to the court in a cab, which was immediately surrounded by a great number of persons. Some difficulty was experienced in remov- ing him from the vehicle.

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