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THE KAIWARRA MURDER

■ ■ ■-. ■ . J>/, ';>' (PBB PKB3S ASSOCIATION,) ' ■\VBLX4NaioN", Jane 8. The statement! tb*t '« 4o?.blp\pot of traoka was noticed after the I£aiwarra murder leading to and from Ohemis' houae, |is Bcardfely comet. , There were tr*okß,'but the polios are unable to say they we^u more than ordinary marks, Ohemis aeseEtf he will have no difficulty in proving, an alibi. The police authorities keep any information they have discovered to themselves, and say uo more than that evidence hag not weakened. - :>a' Wsklington, Jane 10 ' tifi The jury empanelled to enquire into tbe cause of death of Thomas Hawkins, whose body was fonnd on the nlghi of May , 31, near his house, covered gun shot wounds and stubs, waa resumed to-day. Mr Banny, aolioltor, who appe»cod for Lonia Ohemts, the man arrested 6h Buapioion, suggoatod that in i»icness to his olient no further evidence ohonld bq taken, biji that the jary ehoa'd return an open yerdiot, leaving further iovostigution for the Magisterial Coart on Friday ojezt, to which day Ohemis waa remanded. ' Mr Ball, who appeared for the Grown • aoquiesced, inaamaoh aa any additional evidence proposed to ba offered that -day : would be merely corroborative of .that already givon. The Qoroner agreeing thatao open yar<Jlct woqld meet tho fends of justice, summed op, pointing oub that the decea3ed'a death was undoabtedly doe to the act of a murderer, The jury found a verdlot that Hawkins iran murdered by" •oue p^rion unknqwn, •

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THE KAIWARRA MURDER, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2147, 10 June 1889

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THE KAIWARRA MURDER Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2147, 10 June 1889

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