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Babies' Bodies. I fiie Case of the Three Deptfofd Mummies. The inquest on the three mummified children whose bodies were found in an old box at 48 Blackhorse-street, Deptford, on Monday, was held yesterday in the Lecture Hall 'of the Congrega- tional Church, Deptford. Mrs Amos, the woman who lived in the house, and in whose possession the box was alleged to have been seen, was not present. She is undergoing a month's imprison- ment for neglecting another child. The Coroner pointed out the difficulty, from the decomposed state of the bodies, in deciding whether they were born alive or not. Unless the jury were satisfied that they were born alive, it would be hardly possible to return any verdict but that of Found dead." Out of Charity. -I- John Blanchard, the occupier of 48, Blackhorse- street, said that he and his wife took the woman Amos into his house about three months ago out of charity. He had known her before. She had a little girl with her, but he saw nothing of a box i at that time. He was told of the discovery by his daughter. I A Girl's Find. I Susan Blanchard, the girl referred to, said she noticed the box a fortnight ago. There had been some dispute about Mrs Amos, who was then living with them, and she was going to throw the box out. Mrs Amos said, Thftt's 'mine v give it' to me." She took the box into the washhouse, but the threat of turning out the woman's things, dropped through, and it was not till more than a week later that, on going to the old cupboard under the stairs, another daughter, Mary Blanchard, saw that the box was still there. She pulled it out and found the three bodies behind. They had fallen out of the box when she lifted it up. They were wrapped in pieces of dress stuff. f Dead for Years. Dr. Taylor could throw no light on the cause of death, or say whether the children had ever had a separate existence. One body was that of a female child, which had been in a mummified condition perhaps for 18 months; one that of a child, whose sex could not be discovered, who had perhaps been dead for two or three years and the third was the body of a. male child in the same dried-up condition, but which had been dead perhaps for only a few months. The skull bones of two of the children were cracked and flattened by pressure, but it was impossible to trace any further injuries. The jury returned a verdict of Found dead," and left further inquiries in the hands of the police.

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