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DEATH OF A CHILD AT LLANFAIRFECHAN.-

"&OKRY FOR WHAT HAD HAPPENED."

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"&OKRY FOR WHAT HAD HAPPENED." Pcocsceding, the Doctor said he asked Berry if she had given birth to a child, and she said, "No," but -admitted she had "been preg- nant for fivig months or more, and th-at she was pregnant when she cams to th.e H-omc. ShE" el,&o gave other information to witness. Stfbsequently, -she told witneeis shoe was very sJon-y for whá-t had happened. She said that sno had been ill on Sunday night, and on Monday, and whilst in a fit the, gave birth to the child, whioh did not cry or move. She placcd it in a petticoat, thk-n in a box, and said nothing about it. The Coroner remarked that tho girl's state- ment was more in her favour than anything else. Nurse iMary Hug-hes, Willow Grove, Llan- fairfechan, stat<d that the was callod to &IC the mother of the child, who was in a very bad condition, but ali, did not discover the child ull,til shc- wis Wid about it on tho Fri- day. W itness opened "the box in which tihe child was found, and thte doctor was sent for. Dtr. CLfftort Hugftcs (re-caKed) said that Berry was in the room at the top of Jhoe ruse when the birth occur end. IV: Lady Supexinb^rde^it of the dea-gy Home of itest (Miss Borridaie) coniinced the evidence she gave at the opening of tihe in- quest. Berry told her that she had a baby adltar Vritncss had said sho noticed a disagree- able srnell in the room. Prior to the dis- covetry of the body, a mfdlca-I gentleman stav- ing in the house went to see Berry, and asked wheth're she could account for the presence of blood, but she could not. T'he box in which the body was found was about 41 fec-t from the bed, and there were various utensils on the box. Ihe box was generally used as a washing stand, it being a fixture. Berry WTut<2 to a young man a letter, which elie handed to witness to read, ajid it contained a statement that there had been no baby. W itnov, had no suspicion that Berry was cnciente. Eerry had not requested the at- V'-eciincr? of a doctor. If she had cried on Monday night, &he could havo been hoard in the kitchen. One of tihe fxrvaaits tried to enter Berry's room on Monday night, but she would not- open the door. bupt. Guest: Did not that make you sus- picious? Witness: Yes"; and that is why I went up qirickly, and ordered her to open at once. Kate Harrison, housemaid at the Home, said that on Monday evening she was seat witn coup to Berry's bedroom, and she found the door kckod. Benry spoke to her, and asked for a pail, but wetness replied she would ask someone else to fetch at. as she was too bufcy. She did not 'believe if Borry had cried uiie could have been hieard from th-e kitchen. Witness had not suspectcd Berry akhough she worked wi.t,h her. Ann-e Evans, parlour-maid at the Home, stated that the La<st witne'ss, about nine o c-ock, asked her to take a buck-at and floor- cloth outside Berry's room, tie door of which was iockcd. Witness had no Buspicions.

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