11 May 1872: Barbarous Murder

Hampshire Telegraph and Sussex Chronicle

11th May, 1872

THE BARBAROUS MURDER IN SUSSEX BY A ROYAL ARTILLERYMAN. EXAMINATION OF THE ACCUSED BEFORE THE MAGISTRATES.

At the Littlehampton police-station on Tuesday, John Jordan, a gunner in the Royal Artillery, was examined before magistrates, charged with the wilful murder of John Semple, the circumstances of which were briefly reported in our impression of Wednesday.

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