Auckland, May 29.' At the Polioe Court to day, Wm. Tynan waaoharged with the attempted murder of bis daughter Evelyn, whom he waylaid when she was leaving eohool, and cut her throat with a razor. Prisoner eat through the pro. ceedmgs unooncernedly, as having apparently only a in the evidence
though he occasionally displayed signs ot ' nervous stress. Detective McMahon stated that when the prisoner was arrested he expressed a desire to be hanged without delay. Mrs Tynan stated, that her husband bad threatened her .previonaly with a razor, but she never heard him threaten her children. Hβ had been drinking to ezoess. Tynan, v hen a--ked to plead guilty or not guilty, remained silent. He was committed for trial.
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ATTEMPTED MURDER., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4399, 2 June 1914
ATTEMPTED MURDER. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4399, 2 June 1914
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