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FORMER WHITEHAVEN
MINER’S DEATH.
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 The body of a man found drowned in the Lune estuary below Cockersand Abbey Lighthouse (Morecambe) has been identified as that of John CAINE, aged 47, miner, Ashworth-street, Rushton, near Blackburn.
 
 He arrived at Lancaster on July 6th for a holiday and was missed the following day. He was a good swimmer. The fact that he was without jacket leads to the belief that he had used it to escape from the quicksand.
 
 The unfortunate man formerly lived at Whitehaven.