EFFECT OF EXECUTION - A correspondent informs us that JOHN VANSTONE and WILLIAM LEE, were executed at Bodmin on the 1st of September, 1802, for burglary; the daughter of one of them saw her father executed and immediately afterwards went into the town and stole a loaf of bread.
25 November 2009
The deterrent effect of capital punishment
From The West Briton and Cornwall Advertiser. Friday 20th July, 1849