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London, Augiut 5 The analysis made at the instance of the Home Office on portion of the stomach of Maybrick, alleged to have been poisoned by his wife, shows that death was not caused by arsenical poisoning but was the result of gastro-eatftritfs. Mrs Maybrick, who is m custody on sus* picion cf havirg murdered her husband states that she purchased the fly papers, from which it was supposed she extracted arseDic wherewith to poison him, m order to make a face-wash. The night before his death her husband implored her to give him the powder but she refused un'il he declared that it would do him no harm if put m Bis food. She then placed it m some tinned meat juice, but her husband was asleep when she returned, .She never tasted the mixture and was unaware that it contained arsenic till after his death.

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THE MAYBRICK CASE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2192, 6 August 1889

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THE MAYBRICK CASE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2192, 6 August 1889

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