By L. Kay Gillespie
This booklet presents a glance into the lives, crimes, and executions of girls in the course of the twentieth and twenty first centuries. the aim isn't to condone the activities of those girls, yet to indicate that these we completed are, in reality, humans_rather than monsters, as they can be portrayed.
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7 Martha Place (the “Stone Woman”) was convicted of killing her 17-year-old stepdaughter, Ida, on February 7, 1898. In refusing to commute the sentence of Mrs. 8 It would be another 10 years, almost to the day, before New York’s next execution of a woman. ” Mary Farmer, referred to by the New York Times as a “moral imbecile,”9 was, along with her husband, James, sentenced to die for killing a neighbor woman. The woman’s body was found stuffed in a trunk at her home. She had been hacked to death with an axe.
Hendricks. 1973. Winnie Ruth Judd: The Trunk Murders. 27. 42. 46. 43. 104. 44. 108. 45. Bommersbach, Jana. 1992. The Trunk Murderess: Winnie Ruth Judd. 223. 46. This quote comes from the back cover of Bommersbach’s book. She references it as a personal letter from Winnie Ruth Judd, written in 1952. 47. Huggett, Renee and Paul Berry. Daughter of Cain: The Story of Eight Women Executed Since Edith Thompson in 1923. London, England: George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 48. Mann Coramae Richey. 1984. Female Crime and Delinquency.
I make it in the interest of justice for use upon application for a new trial for Mrs. Anna Antonio, whom I know to be innocent of the crime of which she is convicted. I know the facts to be that Mrs.
Executed Women of 20th and 21st Centuries by L. Kay Gillespie