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STEEL WORKER'S DEATH
AT WORKINGTON.


       On Tuesday night, Mr. E. ATTER, coroner for West Cumberland, and a
jury, of which Mr. William BOADLE was chosen foreman, held an inquest at the
Workington Police Station on view of the body of John DUNN (52), married man, 88,
Harrington-road, who died on Thursday morning last.

       Deceased was employed at the SIEMEN's furnaces, the Moss Bay Works. He
went to work on Wednesday night, and on returning home, after complaining
that he felt a pain in his side, he took to his bed, and died on Monday.

       Mrs. Susan DUNN, widow of the deceased, identified  the body. He
worked at Moss Bay works for two years. On Wednesday night last he was in good
health. On returning from the Works on Thursday morning, at six o'clock, he
complained of a pain in his side and went to bed. On the following day he was
attended by Dr. M'KERROW, and died on Monday morning.

       The inquest was adjourned until Monday, for the presence of H. M.
inspector of factories.