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John Haigh
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Born in Stamford, Lincolnshire
Born on 24th of July 1909
Died in Wandsworth, London
Died on 10th of August 1949

Born 1909. Died 1949 - English murderer.

Known as The Acid Bath Murderer. Convicted of the murders of six people, he dissolved their bodies in sulphuric acid before selling their possessions. Convicted via forensic evidence and executed on August 10, 1949.

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