Rex v. Humchit


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  • Details of potentially serious or violent criminal activity, especially violence.

Rex v. Humchit


Title Proper F0 GR0419 BOX 100 FILE 022
Date(s) 1904
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Rex v. Humchit was a murder trial. Humchit was accused of the murder two Japanese fishermen, Matsuzo Takamoto and Sizo Takamoto, at Rivers Inlet, on 10 July 1900. During depositions, a witness recalls that the alleged murder took place near the Good Hope Cannery; another testified that the dispute was over a net owned by the Japanese men.
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Rex v. Humchit
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