4. Lizzie Borden Took an Axe…Or Did She?
Either Lizzie Borden got away with murder or someone else did. Lizzie was acquitted of the axe murder of Andrew and Abby Borden and no one else was ever arrested. The Borden murder case has been cold for over a hundred years yet criminologist - professional and amateur - continue to pore over newspaper accounts, police reports, and trial transcripts looking for the real killer. There have been many theories, but the case remains unsolved.
|Date:||August 4, 1892|
|Location:||Fall River, Massachusetts|
|Victims:||Abby Borden, Andrew Borden|
|Cause of Death:||Blows from an axe|