British Executions

John George Haigh

Age: 40

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 10 Aug 1949

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Wandsworth

Method: hanging

Executioner: Albert Pierrepoint


John George Haigh was convicted of the murders of six people and sentenced to death.

He murdered them in a small workshop and dissolved their bodies in a vat of acid.