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A MAORI'S SUICIDE.

AUCKLAND, February 18. A middle-aged Maori, named loko Wirihana, whose wife was away from home, was found dead in. Ms bed_ -'.in Cross Street by a labourer named John Perry, at 7.15 a.m. to-day. Toko was lying in bed with the blankets _soaked in blood, while a blood-stamed razor was found near the body. Ihe jugular vein had. been, severed, and there were two short deep wounds in the neck. Last night Toko seemed calm and collected, and gave no indication that he contemplated taking his life. ■

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A MAORI'S SUICIDE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8798, 19 February 1914

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A MAORI'S SUICIDE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8798, 19 February 1914

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