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* k m CHKISTCHURCH INQUEST ASjwi { JOURNED. '*i * (By Telegraph.—Press Association.!.,#T CHRISTCHUKCH, this day. Suspicious circumstances appear to have developed- in connectioa with the death of a man aged 70, named Andre* Douglas Hardie, whose body -was found c' lying outside a cottage near' Dudley - Creek, Richmond, on Sunday morning.' The body was removed to the morgue;; to await an inquest, which was to been held yesterday. A examination, however, revealed the iaet j that the man's 'back and right ribs iaa been broken. The body was found with the head supported by a rolled-up Maori kit, having evidently, 'been moved to the spot where, it lay.. At the inquest proceedings yesterday, the coroner stated that in such casts it was not usual t6 • proceed without - a jury, and adiourned the enquiry un- • til this afternoon, in: order that a jury ! might be summoned and to' allow, the • police to make further enquiries,

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A SUSPICIOUS FATALITY., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 70, 23 March 1909

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A SUSPICIOUS FATALITY. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 70, 23 March 1909

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