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A FATAL MISTAKE.

Poisoned With Sheep Dip.

(By Telegraph — Press Association).

Waipawa, This Day

Mads Sattrup, an old resident, was accidentally poisoned on Saturday night. He had been taking rum occasionally, to cure influenza, from a bottle kept in a clothes press in his bedroom. A similar bottle containing carbolic sheep dip, kept in the children's room, was used on Saturday, and instead of being returned to its usual place, was placed in the press alongside the rum. Sattrup went into the bedroom in the dark and drank the sheep dip instead of the rum. Emetics were administered, but proved ineffective. Sattrup died an hour after.

At the inquest, yesterday, a verdict of accidental death by poisoning was returned, no blame being attachable to

anyone,

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A FATAL MISTAKE. Wairarapa Daily Times, Volume XXVIII, Issue 7775, 20 June 1904

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