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Chaseling, Arthur Ernest (1877–1940)

The body of Arthur Chaseling, 64, who was reported to have disappeared from a guest house at Blackheath on October 8, was found yesterday lying in the bush under a tree near the home of James Irwin, of Canyon Road, Medlow Bath.

Mr. Irwin was collecting wood when he saw the body. A razor was nearby and Chaseling was almost decapitated. A mirror was hanging on the tree and police believe that Chaseling looked into the mirror as he cut his throat.

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'Chaseling, Arthur Ernest (1877–1940)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/chaseling-arthur-ernest-17432/text29156, accessed 23 October 2021.

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