34th year  -  N° 343                 Monday, 9 December 2019         Antwerpen		
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Tuesday 29th of July 1879

140 years ago She Was Given the First Long Drop

Murderess Kate Webster born as Catherine Lawler aka The Barnes Mystery Murderess is executed by hanging by William Marwood at the age of 30 in Wandsworth Prison, Wandsworth, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

For Webster's execution hangman William Marwood used his newly developed 'long drop' technique to cause instantaneous death.