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John George HAIGH

 
 
 

 

England, March 1949, Charred remains, believed to be those of Mrs Durand Deacon
have been found at this disused factory in Crawley, Police Officers and Home
Office Pathologist Doctor Keith Simpson ( Highlighted by Arrow on pic) search
the premises, Deacon was a victim of serial killer Haigh.
(Photo by Bentley Archive/Popperfoto/Getty Images)

 

 

England, March 1949, Home Office pathologist Doctor Keith Simpson sifting through the
top soil and a pile of burnt rubbish at Crawley, trying to piece together the murder
of Mrs Durand Deacon, Deacon was a victim of serial killer Haigh.
(Photo by Bentley Archive/Popperfoto/Getty Images)

 

 

England, March 1949, Police officers sifting through the top soil and a pile of burnt
rubbish at Crawley, trying to piece together the murder of Mrs Durand Deacon,
Deacon was a victim of serial killer Haigh.
 (Photo by Bentley Archive/Popperfoto/Getty Images)

 

 

March 4, 1949 - Dr. Keith Simpson, pathologist working with Scotland Yard,
and his secretary, Jean Scott Dunn, examine remains found in an abandoned
factory in Crawley, Sussex.

 

 

Investigation

 

 

Haigh's workshop exterior view.

 

 

Evidence

 

 

A shopping list found in Haigh's possession containing items he used
while dissolving his victims' bodies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stored at the Crime Museum are the original tools of Haigh’s crimes;
the gas mask, rubber gloves and apron he used to protect himself
from the acid along with the false teeth of one of his victims.

 

 

 
 
 
 
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