This Day in History: 1910-10-22
(October 22, 1910)
Hawley Harvey Crippen, an American physician living in London, is found guilty of murdering his second wife Cora. Crippin fled to Canada after the murder, but was apprehended when his ship arrived, and was sent back to England to stand trial for his wife’s murder by poison. He was hung at London’s Pentonville Prison. Crippen was the first felon apprehended via wireless telegraphy.
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