Convicts scalded to death

From the Santa Ana Register (Santa Ana, California) Published August 27, 1938 Holmesburg, Pennsylvania The prison warden suspected the deaths of 4 inmates scalded to death following a 5-day riotous hunger strike may have been a result of the men killing each other during a fight. Horrific history from today: 1905: Crime scene photo, Paris…

Ex-con crucified

From the Santa Ana Register (Santa Ana, California) Published August 27, 1938 Reno, Nevada An ex-con was found crucified to a cross which he was forced to assemble. A sheriff involved in the case believed the victim was hiding something and offered several theories as to why the man was nailed to the cross, one…

Crime scene photo, Paris 1905

August 27, 1905 Paris, France The photograph of Monsieur Falla is taken Monsieur Falla was found strangled, the piece of cloth left around his neck. Horrific history from today: 1934: Unidentified woman’s body found burned (2017) 1938: Convicts scalded to death (2017) 1938: Ex-con crucified (2017) 1938: Man kills girlfriend for rejecting marriage proposal (2017)…