Manchester Guardian (02/May/1829) – Singular Accident

Singular Accident.

On the 20th ult. a poor girl of the name of Ellen Finn, who worked at Meltham Mills, near Huddersfield, met her death by a drunken man of the name Marsh squeezing her very forcibly around the waist, which caused the rupture of a blood-vessel, and she died in a few hours from the effects of his rude and brutal embrace. An inquest was held on the body, verdict — Accidental Death.