Originally Posted by sdreid
150 years ago - 1864 March 18 - Mary Pritchard dies in her Glasgow home after a brief illness. She is the wife of Dr. Edward William Pritchard and her death raises some suspicions since her mother had succumbed from a similar malady three weeks earlier. The women's bodies are tested and both are found to be poisoned with antimony. Dr. Pritchard was convicted of the murders and hanged later in the year. The killer was also suspected of murdering a female servant in 1863.
Boy I'm glad some laws have changed hanging for killing your wife and mother-in-law, who says the old days were better. Definitely justifiable homicide n my humble opinion.