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MURDER AND SUICIDE AT I HORNSEY. On Saturday afternoon a murder and suicide were committed at Hornsey. About eight weexs ago two men belonging to the labouring class, named Barcham and Bette, took lodgings at a house in Pakeman- street, Hornsey-road. The supposed murderei was Alfred Barcham, aged 45, and the murderec man, Richard Frederick Betts, aged 23. Tht men occupied separate rooms. So far as can bi ascertained, Betts had returned home from hi< ordinary work in a very tired condition, and was lying down when Barcham entered the room. Sud- denly the reports of three revolver shots were heard coming from the room in which Betts was resting. Those in the house at the time went to the room at once and found both men lying dead, the floor and bed beinp stained with blood. A revolver lay on the floor. The police were sent for, and the police surgeon for the division at once pronounced life in both cases to be extinct. Examination showed that Betts had been shot through the mouth and the right side, while the other man had -blowa out his own brains.

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