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The last woman to be executed in Western Australia, for the murder of her stepson

October 6, 1909 Fremantle, Western Australia Martha Rendell becomes the last woman executed in Western Australia Rendell was convicted of killing her de-facto (common law) husband’s 14-year-old son, Arthur Morris. Arthur’s sisters, Annie (7) and Olive (5), also died under suspicious circumstances and were suspected to have been murdered by Rendell as well. Doctors at… Continue reading The last woman to be executed in Western Australia, for the murder of her stepson

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Today in Horror History: October 6

Birthdays: Wendy Robie (October 6, 1953), who starred in “Twin Peaks” (1990 and 2017), The People Under the Stairs (1991), Vampire in Brooklyn (1995), Devil in the Flesh (1998), The Dentist 2 (1998), and The Attic Expeditions (2001). Robie in The People Under the Stairs Olivia Thirlby (October 6, 1986), who starred in Uncertainty (2008),… Continue reading Today in Horror History: October 6