H. H. Holmes
- Born in Gilmanton, New Hampshire in 1861 on May 14
- Went to the University of Michigan
- He worked in a pharmacy
Details of crime
- The murders happened in his house, they were gassed and cut up. He built a house with 100 rooms and soundproof rooms. He was a smooth talker to women and was quick to marry He stripped some corpses of flesh and sold the skeletons to a Medical School.
- He had plenty of victims most of them were women. He killed anywhere from 27 to 100 people in his house. Holmes down fall came when he crossed a criminal who was in another insurance racket with him. In the process he murdered an assistant, Ben Pitezel.
Outcome of case
- He was sentenced to death by execution
- He was executed on May 7, 1896
- Jun 8 - 1st Civil Rights Act passed
- This person is no longer alive he were executed
Book:Smith, Jo Durden. 100 Most Infamous Criminals. New York: Barnes & Noble, 2003. Print.