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Man executed for beating a real estate agent to death to steal deed to property

February 15, 1878 Madison, Indiana John Beavers is executed for bashing a real estate agent’s head with a rock during a transaction Beavers was convicted of killing real estate agent John Sewell on November 3, 1877. Sewell was beaten with a block of limestone weighing around five or six pounds which was left near his… Continue reading Man executed for beating a real estate agent to death to steal deed to property