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LLANARTH. INQUEST ON AN ENGINE DRIVER. On Friday evening in last week, Mr J. B. Walford, coroner, held an inquest at the Swan Hotel, Clytha, near Abergavenny, touching the death of Harry Birch, 48, au engine driver, in the employ of Colonel Ivor Herbert, Llanarth Court. From the evidence of the widow, Mrs Mary A* Birch, it appeared that they had been married 22 years, and that her husband had enjoyed fairly good health, but had been attended lately for pains in his head. He had not been at. work for more than a week, but he went out on Wednesday morning to start his engine. However, he returned as the pains in his head had increased, and he again went to bed. She was in the bedroom about- 3 p.m. when he got up and went downstairs- When she followed a few minutes later she found him with his throat cut. He had not been addicted to drink, and had not touched intoxica- ting liquors for the last three months. He was greatly interested in religion. Charles Birch, Quartermaster-Sergeant of the Devonshire Regiment, stated that deceased was his brother. The last time he saw him was in 1887, but he had frequently written, and his letters appeared sensible, and especially upon religious subjects. John Jones, a next door neighbour, stated that he called to see the deceased He was not dead when P.O. Thomas arrived, but he died the same day. P.C. Thomas stated that he found the razor produced. Dr Logie (Raglan), stated that he had been attending the deceased since the 13th, and he found him in a nervous condition, but could not detect signs of mental instability. He was excited, but not depressed. He gave instructions to have him watched, and his wife did so. Witness considered he had been taking too much alcohol. His nervous condition was partly attributable to this. A verdict of Suicide whilst of unsound mind was returned.

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