Originally Posted by sdreid
100 years ago - 1918 March 2 - In England, Louis Voisin is hanged for the murder of his mistress Emilliene Gerard, 32. She'd been dispatched by him and, his other "love", Berthe Roche. Ms. Roche was sent to prison where she quickly went mad and died in 1919.
This was one of Bernard Spilsbury's cases. The one about "Blodie Belgium". It was a dismemberment job, if I recall.