British Executions

Leslie Green

Age: 29

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 23 Dec 1952

Crime Location: Barlaston, Staffordshire

Execution Place: Birmingham

Method: hanging

Executioner: Albert Pierrepoint

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

Leslie Green murdered Alice Wiltshaw 62 who he battered and stabbed in Barlaston, Staffordshire on 16 July 1952.

Leslie Green was Alice Wiltshaw's ex-chauffeur who she had sacked two months earlier for using her car for his own purposes. He had beatedn her with a poker and stolen £3k.

see Dundee Courier - Saturday 19 July 1952

see National Archives - ASSI 89/4