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PARTICULARS OF THE EXECUTION…

HEAVY DAMAGES AGAINST A RAILWAY…

MURDER AT ST. HELEN'S.

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MURDER AT ST. HELEN'S. A shocking murder was committed near St. Helen's on Saturday night. A collier named Mather lived with his wife and son in a cottage, which is a quarter of a mile from any other dwelling, at. Greenleach, near St. Helen's. Both Mather and his wife were old people, and went to bed early. On Saturday night, the son was out, and they left the back door on the latch for him. Shortly after midnight the mother heard a noise below, and Mather went to see who was there. He found a tramp about forty years of age examining a drawer, from which he had jut.t taken a razor. He asked him what he was doing there, when the fellow turned round, seized him by the arms, and instantly cut his throat completely across with the razor. All the large blood-vessels were severed, and Mather died almost immediately. His wife had fol- lowed him down stairs, and seeing this act ran out by the back door screaming for help. The murderer fol- lowed and caught her, made a cut with the razor, and inflicted a severe wound on her cheek. Being afraid of capture, no doubt, he then ran off. The poor woman was able to describe the man as apparently a tramping collier, about forty years of age, with a strong Lan cashire dialect, and dressed in corduroy trousers and a light coat. He left his clogs in the cottage. The police were instantly on the alert, and a tramp was arrested on suspicion. "lIM.

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