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THE MURDER NEAR MAIDSTONE. On Thursday afternoon in last week, Henry Roots, an agricultural labourer, was again brought up in custody at the magistrates' office, Mailing, Kent, charged with violating and murdering a woman unknown, a hawker of laces, &c. It will be recollected that on the 14th of June a labourer named George Glover was passing through a wood near Stoney-bridge, Trotterscliffe parish, on the road from Sevenoaks to Maidstone, when he found the body of a woman, much decomposed. The prisoner, who was the last man seen in her company, was apprehended on suspicion of having murdered her. There was, however, no direct evidence to implicate him, and he was discharged. He went on his liberation, with a number of persons, to a publichouse, where a quarrel took place, and Ellen Collins, a married woman, said if she had told all she knew he would have been committed. She was examined on Thursday, and said she had seen the prisoner at the place where the body was found in the act of assaulting the deceased, and heard the latter screaming "Murder." She was so much frightened that she did not interfere. The reason she did not disclose the facts before was that she went to meet a man named Thomas Brooker, and did not wish her husband to know it. Several witnesses were called, who deposed to seeing the prisoner and the deceased in company at various •times during the evening. Mr. Pope, surgeon, said he was of opinion that the de- ceased had'died from strangulation by a shawl tied round her throat. The shawl, bonnet, and box carried by the deceased, were produced and identified as having been on her person on the evening in question. The prisoner, who had nothing to say in reply to the charge, was committed for trial.

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