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Cranmer Local History Group Newspaper Archive

Nottingham Evening Post
Thursday 19th February 1914
The Whatton Murder

THE WHATTON MURDER. PRISONER AGAIN REMANDED. John Frederic Houghton. 27 who is on remand charged on suspicion with the wilful murder of his father, William Houghton, 61. and his brother. Jasper Arthur Houghton, 20, at Whatton-in-the-Vale, on Tuesday, 10th  inst..was brought before |a magistrate at the prison at Bagthorpe. Nottingham. where he is lodged, to-day.

Mr. A. W. Hickling. who usually officiates Bingham, was the magistrate, and there were present Captain Tomasson., the Chief Constable of Notts . Mr. H. Bradwell, solicitor, who is defending the  prisoner, and I.ieut. Hardings governor of the gaol.

Mr. W. Harrop the gave Deputy Chief Constable gave formal evidence of the arrest the prisoner and, that the inquest had been adjourned until tomorrow. The matter was in the hands of the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Prisoner was then remandeci until Thursday next at Bingham.

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