24th November 1890
Reference Numbert18901124-42
VerdictNot Guilty > unknown

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42. GEORGE BROWN (38), For the wilful murder of Catherine Brown.

MR. ELDRIDGE and MR. HUMPHREYS Prosecuted, and MR. EDMUNDS Defended.

The Coroner's Jury having found a verdict of manslaughter only, the prosecution abandoned the charge of murder, and opened a case of manslaughter The deceased was very drunk, and was quarrelling with the prisoner, her husband, on the stairs, and as there was no evidence whether the prisoner pushed her or whether she fell from drink, the JURY stopped the case and found a verdict of


[For other cases tried this day, see Surrey cases.']

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