Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Elizabeth Senior murder

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Uncle Jack
    replied
    It was a miracle that poor guy survived. Shows what a nasty piece of work Lentz was.

    Leave a comment:


  • Wolf Vanderlinden
    replied
    Hi Adam and Chris.

    Iíve written, briefly, about the Senior murder a couple of times in Ripper Notes Magazine. It is probable that Lentz was the murderer of Mrs. Senior. He was eventually arrested in Summit, New Jersey, in 1909 after a brutal attack on a friend of his. Lentz smashed his friend in the head three times with a shovel, threw him down a flight of stairs, hit him again in the head with a club and finally stabbed him. Amazingly the man survived and Lentz was arrested. It turned out that this assault was an attempted robbery and the incident tends to show the type of vicious criminal Lentz was, and of the violence he was capable of when robbing his victims, even people he knew.

    Wolf.

    Leave a comment:


  • Uncle Jack
    replied
    Thanks s much for all that Chris, you have been a great help. I never knew there were any illustrations of Senior.

    Thanks again

    Leave a comment:


  • Chris Scott
    replied
    Here is an inital report from 1 Feb 1892 in the Middletown Daily Times, which gives the basic facts
    Attached Files

    Leave a comment:


  • Chris Scott
    replied
    And here is the woman herself
    I hope all this is of use
    Chris S
    Attached Files

    Leave a comment:


  • Chris Scott
    replied
    And here is the last part for you
    Attached Files

    Leave a comment:


  • Chris Scott
    replied
    And the 4th part...
    Attached Files

    Leave a comment:


  • Chris Scott
    replied
    Amd here is Part 3
    Attached Files

    Leave a comment:


  • Chris Scott
    replied
    here is the second part:
    Attached Files

    Leave a comment:


  • Chris Scott
    replied
    A man named August Lentz was initially suspected of the murder. The long article below gives lots of detail and is from the New York World of 2 Feb 1892
    I will post in multi part so there is no conffusion as to continuity
    Attached Files

    Leave a comment:


  • Chris Scott
    replied
    Found this brief mention in the Middletown Daily Times of 18 Feb 1892
    Hope it helps
    Attached Files

    Leave a comment:


  • Uncle Jack
    started a topic Elizabeth Senior murder

    Elizabeth Senior murder

    Hi there,

    I have done a press search on the site etc and can't find anything about the murder of Elizabeth Senior, the old woman murdered in Milborn, New Jersey. Was wondering if anyon has any info as I wanted to look into it more.
Working...
X