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Man executed for the rape, murder, and mutilation of two women

January 7, 1898 San Quentin, California Theodore Durrant is executed for the rape, murder, and mutilation of two women William Henry Theodore Durrant, a 23-year-old medical student and Sunday school assistant superintendent, had killed Blanche Lamont (20) and Minnie Flora Williams (21) within nine days of each other in April of 1895. Williams’ body was… Continue reading Man executed for the rape, murder, and mutilation of two women