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BOROUGH PETTY SESSIONS.

CHRIST'S COLLEGE, BRECON.

CORONER'S INQUEST.

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CORONER'S INQUEST. -^n i^cjiiest was held at the County Gaol, in this town, 6OTuesday last, before James Williams, Esq., coroner, and a respectable jury, Mr. Rees Price, Llanfaes, foreman, on the body of Joshua St aged 26 years. The jury having viewed the body; :,{iéard the following evidence Mr. John Lazenby deposed that he was the governor of the gaol; the deceased was committed to that gaol at the July Quarter Sessions of 1866, for stealing a pony at Bwlch; he was a weakly sort of a person, and was never put to the crank pump in consequence deceased stated first of all that he was a native of DerbYt then he said that he was native of Spilsby, and afterwards said that he was a native of Norfolk the prisoner died on Monday last, the 17rh inst. he had every nourish- ment he required after it was ordered by the doctor the doctor recommended him some portor; I he also had some tea; when a prisoner is in such a bad state as to be considered by the doctor to be ¡ beyond recovery, they can be released by the Secretary of State, provided that they have got friends to receive them; if the deceased was allowed to go at large, he had nowhere to go only to the union, and he was better off in the gaol than he would be in the workhouse, and the deceased was aware of that, as he had been nearly all his lifetime either in prison or in a workhouse accor- ding to his own statements he had been previously sentenced to four years penal servitude, but was let off with a ticket-of-leave he was afterwards sentenced to four years again, and had to serve the full term, so that he had been in prisons or unions all his lifetime. Doctor North and Mr. Gallaway gave similar testimony, and the jury returned a verdict that the deceased died from natural causes."

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