Initial Statement on April 19th 1875 on Blampied
for who to wish 28th k a the of a , Tax Axxbsj Mvssam ai CaAiHUfcOn Satur - dsy Mr. T. Hills opened, at Chatham, aa inquest Tspon the body of James Catt, ; sged to, a shipwright in Chatham Doexysrd, wao,H wu slletcd. hsd , been murdered the previous day . by a fellow - worker, George TUimpUd, who is supposed to be Insane. The only wiweas' sTssnised was a eiwrJfMased JaaeeKdward RowUnd, who stated that he was weredag about 30 feet from the deceased sad the prisossa t; Hearing a peculiar souni a dead, hollow sound - he proceeded trnzaediatehr ia ths drrectlon when Is proceeded, and he then saw the deceased lykg .a mT a - If lit T upon the aoor sna flismpisn stanatsg near wiw an aoso ns hk hand. The witneas called for sssittsace sad shouted out , n Be . kffied Jemmy, - - when Btampied said, ' Jcsassy took my ease aad killed hkuelf." . As soon as seme ether workmen arrived Blampied dropped the adae and assisted to aft the deceased up sad take aim to th Dockyard err. The iaanest was sltwards adleursed untai Wedneeday next the Coroner giving an order for the twkleltaadeesased who was akalr rsspetUd hy both tsrf oaVtead'mea of wm yard. Besfeld, who Uiath custody ef she county . eoristabnlsrvpevskts ia hk statement that the deceased killed blmee.The priseaer dariag theeiase he was? pfwriensry eoaaaed la a laaatk saka. was sasrariag beaaivhpoasmsaia.