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10 Innocent People Executed For the Crime They Never Did

The Hills Have Eyes is based on the Sawney Bean story. In 15th and 16th-century Scotland, Bean left home and took to the coastal caves with a woman where they lived for a number of years and had 14 children. The clan ambushed innocent passersby and murdered them for food. The family was hunted and brought to trial. At that time, they numbered 48, most of them the product of incest. The entire family was executed for the murder and cannibalization of over 1,000 people.

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Anne Boleyn -married King Henry the Eighth in 1533. The marriage only lasted three years and she was beheaded in 1536 by a single swift stroke administered by an expert swordsman brought over from Calais rather than by the usual blunter method.

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from Mail Online

The 'perfect, pitiless, Nazi': German soldiers' confessions reveal how troops driven by bloodlust killed innocent civilians for fun

Execution: Nazi troops shoot civilians from a small Polish village in 1941. Accounts from German soldiers have revealed how they revelled in killing innocent people

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Death Penalty history USA  Scott Willingham a Texas death row inmate ,was killed even when there was evidence proving his innocence. Rick Perry ignored the evidence and did not grant a stay of execution.

Death Penalty history USA Scott Willingham a Texas death row inmate ,was killed even when there was evidence proving his innocence. Rick Perry ignored the evidence and did not grant a stay of execution.

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from Mail Online

Can you stomach this? Human rights group launches ad campaign featuring last meals of death row inmates executed for crimes they did not commit

The last meals of death row inmates executed for crimes they were proved to be INNOCENT of years later.

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from Mail Online

Former defense attorney claims serial killer Ted Bundy confessed to 'murdering more than 100 people and his first victim was a MAN'

Killer: Ted Bundy confessed to killing 30 women in seven states before he was executed by electric chair on January 24, 1989

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Claus von Stauffenberg, German patriot who plotted to kill Hitler to save his nation and stop the mass murders of innocent people.

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from the Guardian

Texas releases death row inmate Manuel Velez after wrongful conviction

Manuel Velez. After nine years on death row, Manuel Velez was released from prison today. Wrongfully convicted for killing a child, he has been proven innocent after a review of evidence. It is estimated that 1 in 25 people who are executed are innocent.

Timothy John Evans was a Welshman accused of murdering his wife and infant daughter at their residence at 10 Rillington Place in Notting Hill, London. During his trial, Evans had accused his downstairs neighbor, John Christie, of committing the murders. Three years after Evans's execution, Christie was found to be a serial killer who had murdered a number of other women in the same house. Before his own execution, Christie confessed to murdering Mrs. Evans.

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