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A MURDEROUS COOK.

SHOOTS HIS EMPLOYER AND

SUICIDES

(Received February 25, 10.45 a.m.) MELBOURNE, February 25. Oswald Coutts, son of Councillor Coutt3, Justice of the Peace, was shot by a. cook, whose name is unknown. It appears that a dispute arose through the cook desiring to leave Coutts's service and later wishing to stay. After firing the first shot, the cook reloaded tho gun, saying " I'll make sure of him," and blew the top of his skull off. He then took poison and died.

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A MURDEROUS COOK., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8803, 25 February 1914

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A MURDEROUS COOK. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8803, 25 February 1914

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