“Doctor Crippen”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1975 (IRClare01)
Keywords: execution homicide trial disguise mistress wife
Found in: US Ireland Canada(Newf)


In London, Doctor Crippen poisoned his wife, "cut up her body and buried it deep" He and his disguised mistress are arrested "on board the Montrose." He is tried, convicted, "and Crippen was condemned on the gallows to die"

Historical references



  1. Roud #18472
  2. BI, RcDrCrip