This week in 1907

June 5th, 2013 by admin

“I am innocent.”

— W. C. Baird, convicted of murder, hanging,Tennessee.
Executed May 24, 1907

Even at the moment of his death, Baird proclaimed his innocence. He was labeled a wife killer but claimed that highwaymen had shot his wife after the couple was stopped on the road near Fayetteville, Tennessee.

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