British Executions

James Riley

Age: 50

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 30 Nov 1920

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Durham

Method: hanging

Executioner: Thomas Pierrepoint

Source: http://www.capitalpunishmentuk.org/

James Riley murdered his wife Mary Riley 43 who he battered to death at Diamond Terrace, West Auckland on 8 October, 1920.