Plymouth's forgotten serial killer Mary Ann Cotton who murdered her own children

Mary Ann Cotton, also known as the Dark Angel, was a serial killer who murdered up to 21 people, including her own children, mainly by poisoning them with arsenic. She was eventually found guilty of these murders and was sentenced to hanging - the hangman misjudged the drop and she died slowly

How evil must somebody be to murder their own children?

Mary Ann Cotton, also known as the Dark Angel, was a Victorian monster who murdered up to 21 people. At least 15 of those were family...
source: Devon Live

2019-12-08 10:44
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