10 March 1931 – Alfred Rouse

Alfred RouseLet’s call the victim John Doe, because we’ll never know who Arthur Rouse killed.

Nevertheless Rouse hanged for the crime on this day in 1931, despite the authorities not actually being able to name the murdered man.

He was found guilty of picking up a hitch hiker, then knocking him unconscious and setting his car alight with the hitchhiker inside.

Rouse paid for his unidentified crime at Bedford Prison, where he was hanged.

Bookmark this site
del.icio.us | digg | facebook | reddit | StumbleUpon

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: