Arthur Devereux and the Tin Trunk Murders.

Arthur Devereux (from Memoirs of Forbes Winslow)

On July 25th, 1905, Arthur Devereux stood trial for the crime of murder. It was alleged that he had poisoned his wife, Beatrice. It was also presumed that at the same time he had murdered his two-year-old children, twins Evelyn and Lawrence, although he was not tried for their murders. The case aroused a public sensation: a cunning and evil man was judged guilty in the court of public opinion before the case even…

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