Witnesses Arrive

Reprinted from the Evening Telegram,
February 4, 1925


Three witnesses in the case of Albert George Benson, who is charged with the manslaughter in the death of his 10-year-old nephew John Sheppard, arrived from St. Jones’ Within by the local express at 6 p.m. yesterday. Constable R. Pittman who went north to secure the witnesses left the train at Northern Bay and proceeded to Old Shop, T.B., to bring up several parties who will give evidence in the case of Annie Squires and Thomas Squires. Constable Pittman also forwarded by train a tree which Benson alleges fell on his nephew and killed him.


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