History Horror Tales
Stories found by accident while researching for historysnoop.com. They are usually in the unhighlighted section of a newspaper article I’ve downloaded from NLA’s ‘TROVE’ to my computer. Be warned these stories are not for the faint-hearted.
It took four trials by jury to convict Louisa COLLINS of the murder of her second husband, Michael, by arsenic poisoning in 1888. Thirty-six men failed to find enough evidence to convict Louisa in three trials, but the Crown persisted. A…