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DEATH DUE TO SUffOOATION, .- (By Telegraph.—Owa Correspondent) THAMES, this day. At the inquest on the body, of the youth WDlkm Rem, found dead on t»e arrival of an oil launch at the Thanes, evidence showed that deceased was in good health and spirits. On the retort trip he >went into the eftbfo, and was lying ob the couch. He was heard to groan ones or twice, and his comrades eslled out, but thought he m suffering from seasktoiess, a* the Reid was deed when the laiineh arrived. Medical evidence we* that death was undoubtedly doe to the inhalation of poisonous ga«. It was stated that whoa combustion was incomplete, carbon monoxide, a deadly gas, formed, and this apparently caused death. A verdict. iMa returned accordingly, tin opinion being this inger'ogf.'-'' factor should be widely known. . : ;\ : ' :■■:.•• ;.

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THE LAUNCH FATALITY., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 90, 16 April 1909

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THE LAUNCH FATALITY. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 90, 16 April 1909

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