CUMBRIA MURDERS

Author: Heslop (Paul)
Year: 2007
Publisher: Sutton
First Edition
Edition Details: 1st edn.
Book Condition: F.
ISBN: 9780750947480
Price: 12.00
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Softcover. A book bringing together numerous murderous tales that shocked not only the county but also made headlines throughout the country. They include the cases of Wai Sheung Siu Miao, strangled while on honeymoon in 1928; William Armstrong, shot by the Revd Joseph Smith in 1851; Ann Sewell, stabbed to death by farmhand George Cass in 1860; and the murder of Jack West at his home near Workington in 1964, whose killers were the last two men to be lawfully hanged in England. Illus., Bibliog. 118pp. 8vo. softcover. From the library of true crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. F.

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