Felix Spicer 1890

On the morning of 25th May 1890, Felix Spicer was home from sea; at roughly 4.00 am he slit the throats of his sons,William aged 14, and Harry aged 4 .He also tried to murder his wife, who escaped from the house. Right up to the last minute he claimed to have no recollection of the murders

He was executed at Knutsford on 22nd August by James Berry