FANNY ADAMS

BIRTH: April 30, 1859

DEATH: August 24, 1867

Fanny Adams ~ Age 8

Fanny Adams, was abducted and murdered by Fredrick Barker. Baker, was arrested, but protested his innocence, even though blood was found on his clothes and on two knives in his possession. Worst of all, he had written in his diary, “Killed a young girl – it was fine and hot.” The jury took only fifteen minutes to find him guilty, and he was hanged at eight o’clock on the morning of Christmas Eve, in front of a crowd of five thousand at Winchester Prison.

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