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Victim: Thomas Martin “Tim” Lowry (c 1875-1938)
Cause of death: After returning from West Africa
Circumstance: from food poisoning after returning home by cargo boat to take a last look at the West African coast. Sir Bernard Spilsbury (mentioned in Agatha Christie novels)was the coroner
Origin of this story: newspaper cutting kept in the family, provided by Jane d’Arcy. Family belief that he was poisoned by his African cook, source: letter from family member 1992

Blew me away. Way to go.

I'd have had more exciting afternoons at the corn clinic. Get this snoozeworthy material off the site.
 
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