Convict Poisoning 1892

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Convict Poisoning 1892 - THE CONVICTS WERE POISONED. Explaaation of tbe...
THE CONVICTS WERE POISONED. Explaaation of tbe Sodden Deaths and Sickness at Ilelena. Ark. Little llock, Ark., Dec 21. (Special.) The eighth convict poisoned at Helena, Ark., on Monday last, died at the peni tentiary here to-day, aud it is feared to night tite others will die. The guards are also sick from the same cause, and it is thought some of them will go the same way. Tlie whele crew returned ycbterdny. Ca,t. S. M. Apperson got In from Helena this afternoon, and says he will send a new lot with guards back to Lr'cna the latter part of the week, It has been definitely determined that the cause ot the sudden dcttli and sick ness among the convicts ax- tork in He ens was amnio poiniiig, though how tne poison was auuuniBtereu, or by whom, is still a mystery, lv. R. King. a chemist, to-day examined the stomach of Kohert II. Lane, and found large quantities ot arsenic

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 22 Dec 1892, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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