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Edith Thompson and Frederick Bywaters Executed for Murder (1923)

Frederick Bywaters was convicted of murder after admitting to the brutal stabbing of Percy Thompson, the husband of his lover Edith Thompson. In an extremely controversial decision, Edith was also convicted of her husband's murder, even though Bywaters himself claimed that Edith had had nothing to do with it. Public sympathy for Edith could not prevent her execution, which was carried out at the same time as her former lover's. Who had witnessed the murder and fingered Bywaters as the culprit? More...
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Edith Thompson and Frederick Bywaters Executed for Murder (1923)
Frederick Bywaters was convicted of murder after admitting to the brutal stabbing of Percy Thompson, the husband of his lover Edith Thompson. In an extremely controversial decision, Edith was also convicted of her husband's murder, even though Bywaters himself claimed that Edith had had nothing to do with it. Public sympathy for Edith could not prevent her execution, which was carried out at the same time as her former lover's.
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Neighbours not so rarely at all may play their role in selective reporting of events. Especially if alleged victim screams hysterically, shouts different words, for example "Don't kill me", and appears to be shaken and distressed.
Then may come up with help medical practitioner who sympathizes with the account given by shaken and distressed person.

Happily, sometimes are other means available to prove the truth, even without letters presented in this case.

By the way, amid many interesting points I have found those events especially repugnant: "She said in her letters that she had ground a glass light bulb to shards and had fed them to Percy mixed into mashed potato, and on another occasion had fed him poison."


The two executions occurred simultaneously at 9.00 am. Early in the morningThink
Not in OctoberThink

Emel Rapchan
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Edith Thompson and Frederick Bywaters Executed for Murder (1923)
Frederick Bywaters was convicted of murder after admitting to the brutal stabbing of Percy Thompson, the husband of his lover Edith Thompson. In an extremely controversial decision, Edith was also convicted of her husband's murder, even though Bywaters himself claimed that Edith had had nothing to do with it. Public sympathy for Edith could not prevent her execution, which was carried out at the same time as her former lover's.
Emel Rapchan
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This part of history is tremendous like the Chicago Broadway Show.
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