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Nelson. May 6 The remains which were discovered m an uaocoapied house on the Maitai on Wednesday last have been identified a8 those of a man who came here from Wellington. His name was Percy King, alias Watson, alias Wilson, alias McOasker, He was a native of Australia, thirty seven years of age. Id September, 1884. he was convioted m Wellington of forgery and uttering, and sentenced to six years' penal servitude. On being liberated he came to Nelson, and was m lodgingß till Friday, Bth March, when he left, and nothing more was heard of him. tie left a book at his lodgings with the name of Percy King, and som of his belongings found on the body were identified by people nf the house.

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THE MAITAI MYSTERY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2128, 7 May 1889

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THE MAITAI MYSTERY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2128, 7 May 1889

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