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BURIED ALIVE.

Miss bMoseley, I, a; domestic in a family' ihWest Middlesex, Penn., was supposed t(yhave died suddenly, a- few; weeks ago. ' Her, family had moved to Missouri previous to her death,, and; Miss hioseldy „was.. given a, respectable burial by her;. employer.. A fewi days after -some arrived there i from Missouri to remove her remains West, and oh opening the coffin it was discovered’ the young lady had beep buried alive while trance, and had awakened Jin ’ the grave, and turned over on her side. She was lying face downwards, her hands clenched in her hair, aqd he r distorted features .plainly showing .ithe intensity .ofi-suffering she had undergone. It was apparent that in the short interval which must have ensued between return to consciousness arid death by suffocation she had comprehended her , condition, and turning[il|)oa her face, had endeavored to thrb.wo'perithe Ud-of the coffin .by pushing against; it with.! her back.:— Elmira .Gazette, r

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BURIED ALIVE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 502, 26 November 1881

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BURIED ALIVE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 502, 26 November 1881

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