Oct. 21, 2019

Strange Stories UK, Fred Bywaters & Edith Thompson. The Ilford murder.

Strange Stories UK, Fred Bywaters & Edith Thompson. The Ilford murder.

A famous case in UK legal history. Edith Thompson a modern young woman, made the mistake of marrying young to her first boyfriend. The new husband was about to be sent to France to fight in the Great War. Fred didn't get to fight in France and the marriage was unhappy. 
Edith starts an affair with a younger man who shares some of her interests. This results in a scandal in the suburbs and an unjust death sentence by the state.