ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES
At the adjourned inquest on James Spriggs, of Eyreton (Christchurch), Professor Bickerton gave evidence that strychnine was plainly discernible in the stomach, and had caused death. The jury returned a verdict that deceased poisoned himself while temporarily insane. An inquest was held at the Salutation Hotel on Saturday afternoon, before Mr E. H. Carew, coroner, and a jury of six (Mr P. M'Gregor, foreman), on the body of David Martin Wilson, who died early last Friday morning. Evidence was given by Dr Burns, David Wilson, and James Farqnharson, after which the jury returned a verdict of " Accidental death."
Permanent link to this item
ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES, Evening Star, Issue 7947, 1 July 1889
ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES Evening Star, Issue 7947, 1 July 1889
Using This Item
Allied Press Ltd is the copyright owner for the Evening Star. You can reproduce in-copyright material from this newspaper for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons New Zealand BY-NC-SA licence. This newspaper is not available for commercial use without the consent of Allied Press Ltd. For advice on reproduction of out-of-copyright material from this newspaper, please refer to the Copyright guide.