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The Worst Crime Ever

The Worst Crime Ever - origins

When did Lizzie borden kill her parents?

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Lizzie Borden's father Andrew Borden, and step mother Abby Durfee Borden, were brutally murdered on August 4th, 1892 in Fall River MA, by what was believed to be a hatchet, (not an axe and only 30 blows total, unlike the infamous rhyme). In the 1800's few people were convicted of murder unless there was an eye witness, and while Lizzie was arrested and went to trial for the murders she was acquitted for the crimes. She spent the rest of her life shunned by the town folk, but wealthy from the inheritance from her dead father.

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