the murder of a child at Odeby

On monday died Mrs. Bailey, mistress of a boarding-school in this town, whose death was occasioned by her falling down stairs, as mentioned in this paper on Saturday 15th October.
++On Saturday a voluntary deposition was made before Mr. Guttridge, Mayor of this Borough, touching the murder of a child at Odeby in this county; and this week several persons have been examined by the Rev. Mr. Coulton, of Evington, one of his Majesty’s justices of the peace for the county, before whom several other depositions have been taken relative to this matter; it is said the child was murdered by its brains being beaten out with a shovel. As yet, nobody has been committed but ts hoped through the vigilance of the above magistrate, the perpetrators of this horrid crime will be brought to justice.