Based on the iconic, Emmy-nominated series on A&E, this show explores some of the most difficult-to-solve murders, which stymied investigators and went cold, sometimes for decades. In fact, one-third of all murders in America remain open. But thanks to dogged investigators and breakthroughs in forensic technology, these cases become part of the rare 1% of cold cases that are ever solved. Hosted by Brooke Gittings ("Convicted" and "Actual Innocence") and featuring the voice of original Cold C ...
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Episode 14: Edward William Pritchard. "Doctor" Edward William Pritchard practiced medicine in the late 1800's but his past was vague and sketchy. Eventually convicted of two murders and suspected of a third, he was the last person to be publicly hanged in Scotland. Listen now as Joannagh tells you the macabre story and gives you a few wee bits of Scottish history along the way. Case researched by Joannagh Shanks Produced by Emma Taylor and Joannagh Shanks Editing by Shaun O'Neill Sources https://murderpedia.org/male.P/p/pritchard-edward.htm https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/article/glasgow-poisoner https://www.glasgowlive.co.uk/news/history/human-crocodile-execution-glasgow-history-11676137 http://www.19thcenturyphotos.com/Dr-Edward-Pritchard-125922.htm https://www.fileysurgery.co.uk/info.aspx?p=11 https://www.glasgowtimes.co.uk/news/13285884.eye-spy-glasgow-the-square-at-the-glasgow-green-where-killers-were-hanged/#:~:text=An%20inscription%20reads%3A%20%22Jocelyn%20Gate,four%20women%20were%20hanged%20there. https://www.hunterhoose.co.uk/archive/people/dr-pritchard/ https://www.rcpe.ac.uk/sites/default/files/vol28_2.1_4.pdf https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/news/2015/dr-pritchard-the-poisoner-and-the-1865-valuation-rolls