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Thursday 12th of January 1928

91 years ago

Murderess Ruth Brown Snyder aka The Granite Woman is executed by Old Sparky by Robert Elliott at the age of 33 in Sing Sing Prison, Ossining, New York, United States.

Snyder's execution by 'State Electrician' Robert G. Elliott was caught on film by a photograph of her as the electricity was running through her body with the aid of a miniature plate camera custom-strapped to the ankle of Chicago Tribune photographer Tom Howard.