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Executed In Error (Episode #803H)

KQED World: Sat, Aug 4, 2012 -- 10:00 PM

The program profiles Hawley Crippen, who was convicted of poisoning and brutally dismembering his wife in 1910, and made even more infamous for being the first criminal to be caught with the help of the new wireless telegraph (soon to be called "radio"). However, analysis of the remains done this year proves that not only was the body not his wife, it wasn't even a woman and it may have been put there by the police.

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  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 5, 2012 -- 4:00 AM
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