CRIME: Fascination

Lydia Southard had a way with men She married Robert Dooley and he died. She married William Gordon McHavie and he died. She married Harlan C. Lewis and he died. She married Edward M. Meyer and he died.* After each death she collected a big lump of insurance. She was on her fifth honeymoon when she was arrested, put on trial for murder at Twin Falls, Idaho, in 1921. The State attempted to show that she was a chronic husband poisoner, did prove that she killed Meyer with a deadly fly mixture. Mrs. Southard,...

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