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HOW THEY DIED
Summary of Last Year's Unnatural Deaths
Over Which Justice Hinkle Has Held Inquests

The recent sad occurences which took place a few miles south of the city brings to mind the following unnatural deaths which have taken place within the jurisdiction of the coroner during the years ending March 1st, 1887. 

Name Ethnicity Date of Death Cause of Death
Brown, Lola13 August 1886suicided by shooting herself
Brown, Samcol.15 August 1886suicided by shooting himself
Edwards, Lum col. 31 July 1886 died of heart disease
Felton, T.B.17 September 1886died in Jones street jail
Hernstadt, E.16 November 1886died of heart disease
Hess, Dona16 August 1886suicided by taking laudanum
Jackson, Bencolored13 January 1887accidental shooting
King, Talby col. 19 May 1886 heart disease
Lambert, Richard25 December 1886suicided by poison
Lancaster, Levi21 April 1886suicided by poison
Miller, Mary27 June 1886burned to death
Miller, Minnie27 June 1886burned to death
Phillip, Akerscol.8 July 1886accidental shooting
Reich, Frank8 November 1886suicided by shooting himself
Smith, A.C.16 January 1887died of heart disease
Swathout, Barnaby3 Mary 1886suicided by shooting himself


 


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