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DEATH FROM GUNSHOT.

DISTRICT FARMER'S SUICIDE

Yesterday afternoon a farmer named Frederick William Hampton, 28 years of age, was found lying in a dying condition in his orchard at Willowby. Beside him was a double-barrelled breechloading shot gun, and there was a wound in the left breast where a charge of shot had -entered.

The Ashburton police received news of the affair shortly, after 5 o'clock fast evening, and Constables Kidd and Maggin proceeded to Willowby.

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DEATH FROM GUNSHOT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8808, 3 March 1914

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DEATH FROM GUNSHOT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8808, 3 March 1914

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