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OITB.I STC HUE CH, October 1. James Crawford, 60 • years of age, who was admitted to the hospital on Friday night, suffering! apparently 1 from the effects of narcotic poison, died at the ‘institution yesterday afternoon. At the inquest to-day, the wife and eon of deceased stated that he was in the habit of taking snlphomol to induce sleep, as ho suffered from a diseased, hip, which sometimes caused him irritation and pain'. On Friday morning, about seven' o’clock, ho went to milk the cows, but collapsed, and .. became unconscious when nearing the oowbails. iFhey, supposed that before he went out he took something to ease his pain, and probably took an overdose. A verdict that deceased died from a narcotic poison, but that there was no evidence to show how it was administered, was recorded. . -

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DEATH FROM POISON., New Zealand Times, Volume XXXIII, Issue 7920, 2 October 1911

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DEATH FROM POISON. New Zealand Times, Volume XXXIII, Issue 7920, 2 October 1911

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