Man They Could Not Hang by Michael Holgate
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Man They Could Not Hang
By Michael Holgate

The Man They Could Not Hang

The True Story of John Lee

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Man They Could Not Hang by Michael Holgate

Book Description

John Lee is the most infamous Victorian criminal after Jack the Ripper. Found guilty of the murder of his employer, he was sent for execution but three times the trap failed to open. Released from gaol after 23 years, he married, then abandoned his family and disappeared. This text pieces together his story, reviewing and presenting new evidence.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750936521
ISBN-10: 0750936525
Format: Paperback
(263mm x 194mm x 10mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Sutton Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Feb-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Michael Holgate

Mike Holgate is a writer and researcher specialising in true crime. His researches into the Babbacombe murder and John Lee formed the basis of an episode of Granada television's In Suspicious Circumstances series. Ian Waugh is a broadcaster, producer and consultant with a unique archive of material relating to the Babbacombe murder.

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