Pietro Castagh 1909 *

During a drunken fight at a Stockport boarding house, on 19th January 19 year old Castagh stabbed a fellow organ grinder Angelo Davids to death. He then dragged the body out into the street and left it in the gutter.
He was charged tried and sentenced to death, with the proceedings and the death sentence being translated for him by a lady translator.
His sentence was commuted to life imprisonment.