Lizzie Borden

Lizzie Borden, 1889

Lizzie Borden, 1889

Elizabeth “Lizzie” Andrew Borden (July 19, 1860 – June 1, 1927) was an American woman who is best known for being the main suspect in the 1892 axe murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts. Borden was tried and acquitted of the murders.

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts elected not to charge anyone else with the murder of Andrew and Abby Borden, and speculation about the crimes still continues more than 120 years later. Wikipedia

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Breaking local news of the murders of Andrew and Abby BordenBreaking local news of the murders of Andrew and Abby Borden Thu, Aug 4, 1892 – 1 · The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts) · Newspapers.comLittle progress made in solving the Borden ax murders two days after the attacksLittle progress made in solving the Borden ax murders two days after the attacks Sat, Aug 6, 1892 – 1 · The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts) · Newspapers.comLizzie Borden testifies at inquest into Borden ax murdersLizzie Borden testifies at inquest into Borden ax murders Wed, Aug 10, 1892 – Page 1 · Boston Post (Boston, Massachusetts) · Newspapers.comSketch of Bridget Sullivan, witness in the Borden ax murders caseSketch of Bridget Sullivan, witness in the Borden ax murders case Thu, Aug 11, 1892 – Page 1 · Boston Post (Boston, Massachusetts) · Newspapers.comLizzie Borden is arrested for the ax murders of her father and stepmotherLizzie Borden is arrested for the ax murders of her father and stepmother Fri, Aug 12, 1892 – Page 1 · Boston Post (Boston, Massachusetts) · Newspapers.comThe hearing of Lizzie Borden on the charge of killing her father and stepmotherThe hearing of Lizzie Borden on the charge of killing her father and stepmother Thu, Aug 25, 1892 – 1 · Star-Gazette (Elmira, New York) · Newspapers.comGrand Jury indicts Lizzie Borden on two chargesGrand Jury indicts Lizzie Borden on two charges Sat, Dec 3, 1892 – 1 · Buffalo Evening News (Buffalo, New York) · Newspapers.comDefense argues for Lizzie Borden during her trialDefense argues for Lizzie Borden during her trial Tue, Jun 20, 1893 – 2 · The Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, California) · Newspapers.comLizzie Borden Acquitted.Lizzie Borden Acquitted. Wed, Jun 21, 1893 – Page 1 · The Leavenworth Times (Leavenworth, Kansas) · Newspapers.comLizzie Borden and Emma Borden divide their property.Lizzie Borden and Emma Borden divide their property. Sun, Feb 4, 1894 – Page 17 · The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) · Newspapers.comSummary of the Borden ax murders and Lizzie's trial, written 4 years laterSummary of the Borden ax murders and Lizzie's trial, written 4 years later Wed, Jan 8, 1896 – Page 2 · Leader-Telegram (Eau Claire, Wisconsin) · Newspapers.comLizzie Borden dies at her home in Fall River, MassachusettsLizzie Borden dies at her home in Fall River, Massachusetts Thu, Jun 2, 1927 – 1 · The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts) · Newspapers.com
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Topics Crimes & Mysteries, Famous People

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