British Executions

James McKay

Age: 40

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 24 Jan 1928

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Glasgow, Duke Street

Method: hanging

Executioner: Robert Baxter


James McKay murdered his mother Agnes Arbuckle at 213 Main Street, Glasgow on 28 September 1927 who he battered and then dismembered leaving her body parts on the banks of the Clyde and in a coal bunker at her home.

see Western Daily Press - Tuesday 13 December 1927