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Wednesday 3rd of September 1924

97 years ago He Attempted to Jump Clear of the Trap

Murderer Patrick Herbert Mahon aka the Man of Prey is executed by hanging by Thomas Pierrepoint at the age of 34 in Wandsworth Prison, Wandsworth, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

Anecdotal accounts suggest that Mahon offered resistance on the scaffold by attempting to jump clear of the trap when the lever was pulled.