Latest addition to the database:
Burke & Hare: A True Story of Medicine, Murder and Money
- As William Burke awaits his execution he recounts the crimes he committed with William Hare. Burke and Hare murdered 17 people by "burking," a method of suffocation. The pair then sold the bodies to Rr. Robert Knox for use in anatomy lectures at the Edinburgh Medical School.
- Letterer - Paul McLaren
- Publication Information:
- Transfuzion, Detroit, MI, 2011
- Color or Black & White:
- Bibliography Available:
- Original Language
- Historical Topic/Event
- Geographic Setting
- Date Range
- 1827 - 1829
- Scotland, serial killers, true crime, William Hare, William Burke, nineteenth century, West Port murders, murder, Robert Knox, burking
- Introduction by Alan Grant
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