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(Per Press Association.) DRIFTED WITH-THE TIDE. . BODY WAS LIED UP ON THE MUCH. WANGANT'I, February 23. The body oi' the man found on the • Kai Iwi Beach, near AVanganui, by two Wanganui residents, yesterday, is not identifiable, having been in , the water for a considerable time. ■ The body is well dressed in a dark tweed suit, soft white shirt, black woollen flannel, celluloid collar, heavy dark socks, ami light boots recently, halfsoled. The pockets contained a £5 note and 2s 7d. TJie man probably was a farm hand, aged between 45 and 50, sft. Gin. high, and weighs about 10£ stone; he has thin features, brown . hair, a- brown beard about an inch long; teeth are missing from the lefti upper jaw. otherwise the teeth am good. The police think the body drifted down the coast with the tide.

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ACCIDENTS & DEATHS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8801, 23 February 1914

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ACCIDENTS & DEATHS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8801, 23 February 1914

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