Executions · Wales

Man executed for killing daughter, apparently to live with new wife without his children

March 1, 1886 Swansea, Wales Thomas Nash (39, pictured) is hanged for the murder of his daughter Nash was a widower when he met his second wife, though he failed to inform her of his two children. He left the girls (17-year-old Sarah and 6-year-old Martha Ann) in the care of Mrs. Goodwin whom he… Continue reading Man executed for killing daughter, apparently to live with new wife without his children

Female Killers · Wales

Woman burns 5 to death, including 3 children, because of pushchair left in hallway

October 19, 2012 Prestatyn, Denbighshire, Wales Melanie Smith sets fire to a pushchair, killing two adults and three children Smith and partners Liam Timbrell and Lee-Anna Shiers had had a tenuous neighborly relationship. Smith had become angry at a pushchair (stroller) frequently being left outside her flat in the building’s communal hallway, as well as… Continue reading Woman burns 5 to death, including 3 children, because of pushchair left in hallway

Wales

Mother, grandmother, and grandchildren beaten to death in their home

June 27, 1999 Clydach, Swansea, Wales Mandy Power, her disabled mother, and her two young daughters are beaten to death and burned Power (34), her disabled mother (80), and her children (8 and 10) were each bludgeoned with an iron pole. Power was beaten 38 times, and a sex toy was inserted into her after… Continue reading Mother, grandmother, and grandchildren beaten to death in their home