Sad day in North Shields court

The Westmorland Gazette November 11 1905

north shields
sudden death in court

A man named John Mycock attended the North Shields Police Court on Saturday morning for the purpose of giving evidence against a man charged with wilful damage. He took a seat on a front bench then fell forward upon the floor having apparently taken a fit. Policemen went to his assistance and carried him into the corridor where he expired. He was a lodging house keeper.

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