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Monday 26th of May 1884

139 years ago

Murderess Mary Lefley is executed by hanging at the age of 49 in Lincoln Prison, Greetwell Road, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom.

Lefley had been convicted of murdering her 59-year-old husband William by putting arsenic in his rice pudding at their home in Wrangle. She had to be dragged to the gallows screaming "murder, murder!" and struggling with the warders.