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George Joseph Smith

(1872—1915) bigamist and murderer


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George Joseph Smith (1872–1915), the ‘brides in the bath’ murderer, was convicted in one of the most notorious murder cases of the early twentieth century. He was a serial bigamist preying on vulnerable women, ‘marrying’ at least seven times and committing three murders before being convicted and executed for the murder of Bessy Mundy in 1915.

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From The New Oxford Companion to Law in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Law.


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