Monday, November 16, 2015

Annie Banks, 14-Year-Old Mass Poisoner - West Virginia, 1890


FULL TEXT: Clarksburg, W. Va., Jan. 21 – The colored girl, Annie Banks, indicted for poisoning the Bond family in December with rough on rats, pleaded guilty in court to-day, and was sentenced to three years in the penitentiary.

She is but 14 years of age.

[“A Youthful Murderess – Annie Banks Pleads Guilty to Poisoning the Bond Family.” The Pittsburg Dispatch (Pa.), Jan. 22, 1891, p. 5]

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