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A Madman Kills his Child With an Axe.

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. Wblungtox, October 1. A man named Dean, an expressman who was for many years a cab driver here, split his child's head open with an axe this morning. The child was three years old. The man is supposed to be mad. Later. Dr Rawson says there is little doubt that the man Dean ifc mad, though the man on being brought to the police station did not show the outward signs of a maniac. He was recently involved with a Loan Company, and was discharged, and singe then his intellect has given way. He lived m Abel Smith street, and the first that was known of the tragedy was his coining m and telling his wife this morning he had killed a little girl. It was found he had dashed her brains out with an axe. Dean was a Unionist on strike.

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A Madman Kills his Child With an Axe., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2532, 1 October 1890

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A Madman Kills his Child With an Axe. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2532, 1 October 1890

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