Man executed for the murder of family

November 15, 1960Fort Saskatchewan, AlbertaRobert Raymond Cook Jr (23) is hanged for the murder of his father, becoming the last person to be executed in Alberta On the night of June 27, 1959, Robert Raymond Cook Jr. was arrested on charges resulting from a fraudulent car transaction in which he had posed as his father…

Man hanged for murder of infant daughter

March 9, 1950 London, England Timothy Evans is hanged for the murder of his 14-month-old daughter Timothy (25, pictured), who was illiterate and possibly intellectually disabled, was married to Beryl (19), and together the pair had a 14-month-old daughter named Geraldine. The Evanses often had arguments over finances, Timothy’s habit of spending money on liquor,…