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 LYDIA ADLER

 


Name:

Lydia Adler

AKA:

 

D.O.B.

 
Kill Total:  

Kill date:

23 May 1744

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Status:

Married 

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Victim:

husband -
D.O.B.  

 


 

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Old Bailey
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11th May 1744, Adler killed her husband, John Adler, by throwing him on the ground, kicking and stamping on his groin.

He survived in hospital from the day of the attack, till the 23rd May, and he then died.

Adler, in her defence said that her husband had two wives besides her; and that a quarrel happening between her and one of the wives, the husband tried to separate them, and consequently fell over, and the other woman fell on him; and that she never touched him.
 

June 1744, Adler was tried at the Old Bailey.
The jury gave a verdict of manslaughter; the sentence at the time, - she was burned in the hand.

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