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The Gisborne Murder.

[per press association J Wellington, July 17. The Gisborne search party yesterday found the body of Robert: Streeter m a hole a short distance from where deceased and his mate were fencing. The locality is about forty miles from Gisborne, and m very rough country beyond the oil springs. A message states there is evidence of Streeter having been murdered. Although the body is m an advanced state of decomposition, it is thought there will be no difficulty m identifying the remains. Dr Innes left town this , morning for the locality of the murder. An inquest will be held to-morrow at Whatatuhi. William Black, charged with the murder, and Streeter's wife, are to leave Gisborne today m charge of the police, to be present at the inquest. Detective Campbell of Wellington arrived here tHis morning, and proceeds to the scene of the murder.

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The Gisborne Murder., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2467, 17 July 1890

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The Gisborne Murder. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2467, 17 July 1890

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