W. C. Benson

First Name: W.
Middle Name(s): C.
Last Name: Benson
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Cause of Death Method: 
thrown from train
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the decased came to his death by a supposed fall from a trestle ... said fall causing concussion of the brain

Original Record: 
L42164_0312

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