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Source: Bell's Weekly Messenger, No. 1862, Sunday, December 11, 1831

An inquest was held on Thursday at St. Bartholomew's Hospital, on the body of a middle-aged man, under the following circumstances :—The body had been sent from the country by a resurrectionist to the hospital. On its being taken from the deal box in which it was sent, Mr. Stanley, the demonstrator of anatomy, was struck, at beholding a wound of some depth in the throat, which was continued down the stomach. Information was then given to the authorities. Afterwards it was discovered that the wound was not mortal, and that the deceased had died of consumption. The Jury accordingly gave a verdict to that effect.