Doctor Crippen

DESCRIPTION: In London, Doctor Crippen poisoned his wife, "cut up her body and buried it deep" He and his disguised mistress are arrested "on board the Montrose." He is tried, convicted, "and Crippen was condemned on the gallows to die"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1975 (IRClare01)
KEYWORDS: execution homicide trial disguise mistress wife
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
1910 - "Doctor Hawley Harvey Crippen was hanged in London ... for the murder of his wife" (source: notes to IRClare01).
FOUND IN: US Ireland Canada(Newf)
Roud #18472
RECORDINGS:
Martin Howley, "Doctor Crippen" (on IRClare01)
File: RcDrCrip

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