British Executions

George Russell

Age: 45

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 2 Dec 1948

Crime Location: Wynford, Haypark Avenue, Maidenhead

Execution Place: Oxford

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


George Russell murdered Minnie Freeman 94 at Maidenhead, Berkshire between 29 May and 1 June 1948 at "Wynford", Haypark Avenue, Maidenhead.

George Russell carried out a robbery on her home and stuffed her in a black trunk where she asphyxiated.

see National Archives - MEPO 3/3012, ASSI 6/78/8