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Lizzie Borden

Acquitted Murderer Lizzie Borden

Profession: Acquitted Murderer

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Best known for the being charged for the 1892 axe murders of her father and stepmother which she was acquitted of in 1893.

Born: July 19, 1860
Birthplace: Fall River, Massachusetts, USA
Star Sign: Cancer

Died: June 1, 1927 (aged 66)
Cause of Death: Pneumonia

Events in the Life of Lizzie Borden

  • 1892-08-04 Sunday school teacher Lizzie Borden arrested in Fall River, Massachusetts on two counts of murder
  • 1893-06-20 Lizzie Borden acquitted of the 1892 axe murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts

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