Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

20/3/2005

Dr Crippen-Lover and Poisoner

Hawley Harvey Crippen

Wanted Poster 1910

To escape a unhappy marriage Dr Crippen murdered his wife and escaped with Ethel Le Neve disguised as a boy. He was the first person to be arrested by the use of wireless and it was the first case that the poison hyoscin was used. He was executed at Pentonville prison on the 22nd November 1910.

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