Maryport Advertiser and Weekly News, Friday, April 28 1882

THE MURDER OF LUCY SANDS.
Reward

Mr. DUNNE, Chief Constable of Cumberland and Westmorland, has received from the Secretary of State for the Home Department a letter informing him that the Government are prepared to offer a reward of 100 to any person, not being himself the guilty party, who shall give such information as shall lead to the detection and conviction of the murderer of Lucy SANDS at Workington in December last. The following is the letter:-

Whitehall, 22nd April, 1882 Sir, - I am directed by the Secretary of State, with reference to your letter of the 9th ult., to inform you that in the case of the murder of Lucy SANDS, a reward of 100 will be paid by the Government to any person other than a person belonging to a police force in the United Kingdom who shall give such information and evidence as shall lead to the discovery and conviction of the murderer or murderers; and the Secretary of State will advise the grant of her Majesty's gracious pardon to any accomplice not being the person who actually committed the murder who shall give such evidence as shall lead to a like result.

I am, sir, your obedient servant,
A.F.O. LIDDELL
The Chief Constable of
Cumberland and Westmorland, Carlisle.


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