Archive for Infanticide

27 December 1905 – Frederick Edge

Posted in Death penalty, Hanged with tags , , , , on December 27 by Old Sparky

Frederick Edge was sentenced to be hanged for infanticide in 1905.

He was executed for killing a baby named Francis Walter Evans. As the bell tolled, his screams are said to have been heard throughout Stafford Gaol. He was just 23 years old.

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