Sunday, 15 October 2017

Caroline Grills

On 15 October 1953 Caroline Grills was convicted of attempted murder. She was called Aunt Thally because she enjoyed poisoning people with thallium

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Russian woman serial killer

Darya Saltykova was a Russian woman serial killer in the 18th century who tortured and killed people. I am indebted to Cademy_info on Twitter for this information. I had never heard of her!

Monday, 9 October 2017

Aileen Wuornos

Female serial killer Aileen Wuornos was executed on 9 October 2002.

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Priscilla Biggadike

Priscilla Biggadike was arrested on 3 October 1868. She was later hanged for poisoning her husband

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Yours Truly Jack the Ripper

On 27 September 1888 a letter arrived at the Central News Agency in London (which provided stories to London newspapers). The writer claimed he was the murderer at large in the East End of London. However it is generally believed the letter was a hoax. However the letter was signed Yours Truly Jack the Ripper. That became the name of the unknown murderer.

Monday, 25 September 2017

Guenther Podola

On 25 September 1959 Guenther Podola was convicted of murder. He was the last person in Britain to be hanged for the murder of a policeman.