23 minutes | May 22, 2020

9 | The Monster of Alton who butchered Fanny Adams

Murder mystery novels would have you believe that crimes only happen in dark, dreary places in the dead of night, but today we’re examining the tragic killing of a young girl in broad daylight on a sunny August afternoon in 1867. How did this happen in such a small, quiet town?Thanks for listening! Here’s how you can get in touch with comments and suggestions:Twitter: @PrashsMurderMap Email: prashsmurdermap@gmail.comSources:Bondeson, Jan; “Victorian Murders”, 2017, Amberley PublishingHoskins, John; Southern Daily Echo, “Brutal Slaying of Sweet Fanny Adams”, 7th February 2008Journal of the Hampshire Genealogical Society, Volume XII, No. 4, February 1986Mukerji, Jenny: “Who was Sweet Fanny Adams?” Hampshire Genealogical Society websitehttps://www.hgs-familyhistory.com
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