Date Of Execution: 8 May 1951
Execution Place: Manchester
James Inglis murdered Alice Morgan 50 who he battered and strangled at Eton Terrace, Cambridge Street, Hull on 1 February 1951.
Alice Morgan was a prostitute and James Inglis had argued with her over payment.
At his trial he said 'All I have to say is that I have had a fair trial and all i ask now is for you to get me hanged as quickly as possible.'
The execution of James Inglis was the fastest on record at only 7 seconds.
see National Archives - HO 45/25677, PCOM 9/1592, ASSI 87/6, ASSI 45/120
see Dundee Courier - Saturday 21 April 1951