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Ye olde automaton kills Victorian man
at 9:54 am Tue, May 27, 2014 •
In 1876, a fellow named Maybrook was killed by the hammer of a chiming automaton; Jeremy Clay, author of "
The Burglar Caught by a Skeleton: And Other Singular Tales from the Victorian Press
," tells Maybrook's tale over at the