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James Birch Pyatt

Age: 22

Sex: male

Date: 4 Nov 1956

Place: Forest Road, St Helens

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

James Birch Pyatt died from poisoning which was said to have been apparently from an overdose but it was not known how he had come to take the tablets.

He was found dead in his bed at home.

The Coroner said, 'This man died from poisoning, by apparently taking an overdose of tablets, but under all the circumstances the evidence is insufficient to show' and an open verdict was returned.


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see Liverpool Echo - Tuesday 06 November 1956, p5