Executions · Newspaper clippings · Scotland

The last man to be hanged in Perth, for bludgeoning a woman with a shotgun

February 6, 1948 Perth, Scotland Stanislaw Myszka (pictured) is hanged for murder On September 26, 1947, Archie McIntyre left his home to have tea. When he returned, he found the home locked and there was no response to his knocks. He believed his mother, Catherine McIntyre, had possibly gone to have tea as well and… Continue reading The last man to be hanged in Perth, for bludgeoning a woman with a shotgun

England · Newspaper clippings

Woman seemingly kills children with coal hammer, self with razor

From The Illustrated Police News Published February 6, 1892 Margaret Ann Castings is shown beating her children to death before killing herself Castings (32) seemingly killed her two children, Emily (10) and Ernest Stanley (8), with a coal hammer in the living room before withdrawing to her bedroom upstairs to slit her own throat with… Continue reading Woman seemingly kills children with coal hammer, self with razor