Man kills curiosities shop owner to steal sword

March 3, 1961 London, England Edwin Bush (21, pictured) stabs Elsie May Batten (59) to death in her curiosities shop Batten had been struck in the head with a stone jar and was stabbed several times with daggers she had for sell in her shop, one of which was left in her chest and another…

Man executed for murder of a family to steal their business

March 3, 1903 London, England Edgar Edwards is hanged for the murder and dismemberment of a married couple and their infant daughter Edgar Edwards, one of five assumed names, had acquired a fair amount of wealth by contacting those wanting to sell their businesses or other property, killing them, and taking the titles to their…