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39th year  -  N° 202                 Saturday, 20 July 2024         Antwerpen		
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Moundsville State Penitentiary

818 Jefferson Avenue, Moundsville, West Virginia, United States.

Related events:

  1. Friday 10th of September 1926 (-) Murderer Henry Jackson is executed by hanging

  2. Friday 18th of March 1932 (-) Serial killer Harry Powers is executed by hanging

  3. Monday 21st of March 1938 (-) Kidnapper and murderer Orville Adkins is executed by hanging
    As Adklns stepped up to the gallows trap he collapsed and fell into the concrete pit 12ft below. The guards dashed down the steps and carried him on a stretcher to the platform where Adklns smilingly waited for the damage to be repaired. The trap was then tested and retested.

  4. Monday 21st of March 1938 (-) Kidnapper and murderer Arnett Booth is executed by hanging

  5. Monday 21st of March 1938 (-) Kidnapper and murderer John Travis is executed by hanging