35th year  -  N° 92                 Wednesday, 1 April 2020         Antwerpen		
Die Kleinen und die Bösen
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Tuesday 28th of November 1950

70 years ago He Knew His Hangman

Murderer James Henry 'Tish' Corbitt is executed by hanging by Albert Pierrepoint at the age of 37 in Strangeways Prison, Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom.

Corbitt knew his hangman even before he committed the crime. At the time of the murder he was a frequent customer in Pierrepoint’s pub 'Help The Poor Struggler' on Manchester Road in the Hollinwood area of Oldham.