Secrets of the Dead

Season 8 Episode 3

Executed in Error

Aired Monday 8:00 PM Oct 01, 2008 on PBS
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Executed in Error
One of the most notorious and highly publicised murder cases of the early 20th century was that of the American doctor, Hawley Crippen, convicted in England for the murder of his wife. It was one of the first cases where forensic science evidence was considered of major importance to the conviction. This PBS documentary re-examines and evaluates the evidence using modern forensic methods. The results uncover some interesting facts that were unknown at the time of the conviction.moreless

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