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06-08-1949

Acid bath murderer vampire John Haigh hanged for six murders

John Haigh’s father taught him that if he sinned he would be stained. As a child, John soon found out that his father was lying and that nothing happened if he was bad. As a man, Haigh believed that if there was no body, there would be no prosecution, hence his method of body disposal. As this day proved, he was wrong. Many believe his claims of vampirism were created after his capture because he thought claiming to be insane would mean he wouldn’t face the death penalty. He was doubly wrong...Read the full John Haigh crime file