People acquitted by reason of insanity

2017-07-29T00:30:03+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Bertha Gifford, Shūmei Ōkawa, Howard Unruh, Jane Toppan, Alexander Spesivtsev, Billy Milligan, James Swann, Graham Young, Cayetano Santos Godino, Ed Gein, Amy Archer-Gilligan, Nikolai Dzhumagaliev, William Chester Minor, Ernst August Wagner, Henry Rathbone, Robert Maudsley, Harry Kendall Thaw, Mickey Featherstone, Adolph B. Spreckels, Alice Mitchell, John Flammang Schrank, Jonathan Martin (arsonist), Jeanne Weber, Gregory Davis, June and Jennifer Gibbons, James Hadfield, Marcelo Costa de Andrade, Daniel M'Naghten, Frederick Mors, George Roden, Lizzie Lloyd King, Thomas Ley, William Marrufo, Kenneth Erskine, Mark Rowntree, Mathew Charles Lamb, Robert Napper, Edward Oxford, Richard Lawrence (failed assassin), Christian Dornier, John Hinckley Jr., Tony Kiritsis, Dena Schlosser, Jeffrey Arenburg flashcards People acquitted by reason of insanity
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  • Bertha Gifford
    Bertha Gifford (October 1872 – August 20, 1951) was a farmwife in rural Catawissa, Missouri during the early 1900s who was accused of murdering 17 members of the local community.
  • Shūmei Ōkawa
    Shūmei Ōkawa (大川 周明 Ōkawa Shūmei, December 6, 1886 – December 24, 1957) was a Japanese nationalist, Pan-Asian writer, indicted war criminal, and Islamic scholar.
  • Howard Unruh
    Howard Barton Unruh (January 21, 1921 – October 19, 2009) was an American mass murderer (sometimes classified as a spree killer) who killed 13 people (including three children) during a 12-minute walk through his neighborhood on September 6, 1949, in Camden, New Jersey, when he was 28 years old.
  • Jane Toppan
    Jane Toppan aka (Jolly Jane) (1857–1938), born Honora Kelley, was an American serial killer.
  • Alexander Spesivtsev
    Alexander Nikolayevich Spesivtsev (Russian: Александр Николаевич Спесивцев, born 1 March 1970) is a Russian serial killer, also known as The Novokuznetsk Monster and The Siberian Ripper, convicted for the killing of 4 people in Novokuznetsk in 1996.
  • Billy Milligan
    William Stanley Milligan (February 14, 1955 – December 12, 2014), known as Billy Milligan, was an American citizen who was the subject of a highly publicized court case in Ohio in the late 1970s.
  • James Swann
    James Edward Swann, Jr.
  • Graham Young
    Graham Frederick Young (7 September 1947 – 1 August 1990) was an English serial killer who used poison to kill his victims.
  • Cayetano Santos Godino
    Cayetano Santos Godino (October 31, 1896 – November 15, 1944), also known as "Petiso Orejudo" ("Macrotous Runt"), was an Argentinian serial killer who terrorized Buenos Aires at the age of 16.
  • Ed Gein
    Edward Theodore Gein (/ˈɡiːn/; August 27, 1906 – July 26, 1984) was an American murderer and body snatcher.
  • Amy Archer-Gilligan
    "Sister" Amy Duggan Archer-Gilligan (October 1868 – April 23, 1962) was a Windsor, Connecticut, nursing home proprietor and serial killer.
  • Nikolai Dzhumagaliev
    Nikolai Dzhumagaliev (Cyrillic: Николай Джумагалиев or Жұмағалиев, born 1952) is a Soviet serial killer, also known as Metal Fang, convicted for the killing of 7 people in the Kazakh SSR (now Kazakhstan) between 1979 and 1980.
  • William Chester Minor
    William Chester Minor, also known as W.
  • Ernst August Wagner
    Ernst August Wagner (22 September 1874 – 27 April 1938) was a German mass murderer who, on 4 September 1913 killed his wife and four children in Degerloch.
  • Henry Rathbone
    Henry Reed Rathbone (July 1, 1837 – August 14, 1911) was a United States military officer and diplomat who was present at the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.
  • Robert Maudsley
    Robert John Maudsley (born June 1953) is a British serial killer responsible for the murders of four people.
  • Harry Kendall Thaw
    Harry Kendall Thaw (February 12, 1871 – February 22, 1947) was the son of Pittsburgh coal and railroad baron William Thaw, Sr.
  • Mickey Featherstone
    Francis T. "Mickey" Featherstone (born June 3, 1949) is a former Irish American mobster and member of the Westies, an organized crime syndicate from Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan in New York City, led by James Coonan.
  • Adolph B. Spreckels
    Adolph Bernard Spreckels (January 5, 1857 – June 28, 1924) was a California businessman who ran Spreckels Sugar Company and who donated the California Palace of the Legion of Honor art museum to the city of San Francisco in 1924.
  • Alice Mitchell
    Alice Jessie Mitchell was an American murderer.
  • John Flammang Schrank
    John Flammang Schrank (March 5, 1876 – September 15, 1943) was a resident of New York, best known for his attempt to assassinate former U.
  • Jonathan Martin (arsonist)
    Jonathan Martin (1782– 3 June 1838) was an English arsonist, famous for setting fire to York Minster in 1829.
  • Jeanne Weber
    Jeanne Weber (7 October 1874 – 5 July 1918) was a French serial killer.
  • Gregory Davis
    Gregory Davis (born 1979) is an English spree killer and former art student who was convicted of the double manslaughter of Dorothy Rogers and her son Michael Rogers in 2003.
  • June and Jennifer Gibbons
    June and Jennifer Gibbons (born 11 April 1963; Jennifer died March 1993) were identical twins who grew up in Wales.
  • James Hadfield
    James Hadfield or Hatfield (1771/1772 – 23 January 1841) attempted to assassinate George III of the United Kingdom in 1800 but was acquitted of attempted murder by reason of insanity.
  • Marcelo Costa de Andrade
    Marcelo Costa de Andrade (born January 2, 1967), a.
  • Daniel M'Naghten
    (Not to be confused with Daniel McNaughton.) Daniel M'Naghten (pronounced, and sometimes spelled, McNaughtan or McNaughton) (1813–1865) was a Scottish woodturner who assassinated English civil servant Edward Drummond while suffering from paranoid delusions.
  • Frederick Mors
    Frederick Mors (2 October 1889 – after 1916) was an Austrian serial killer who, while employed in a nursing home in New York City, killed eight elderly patients by poisoning.
  • George Roden
    George Roden (January 17, 1938 – December 6, 1998), was a leader of the Branch Davidian sect, a Seventh-day Adventist splinter group, and the former husband of Amo Bishop Roden.
  • Lizzie Lloyd King
    Elizabeth "Lizzie" Lloyd King (born 1847) was the alleged murderer of Charles Goodrich, whom she is said to have shot three times in the head on 20 March 1873 in Brooklyn, New York, United States.
  • Thomas Ley
    Thomas John Ley (28 October 1880 – 29 July 1947) was an Australian politician who was convicted of murder in England.
  • William Marrufo
    William Jesus Marrufo was the drummer for the band Ozomatli.
  • Kenneth Erskine
    Kenneth Erskine (born July 1963) is a British serial killer who became known as the Stockwell Strangler.
  • Mark Rowntree
    Mark Rowntree is a British spree killer who was committed to a mental hospital after he admitted killing four people at random in the town of Bingley, West Yorkshire, during late 1975 and early 1976.
  • Mathew Charles Lamb
    Mathew Charles "Matt" Lamb (5 January 1948 – 7 November 1976) was a Canadian spree killer who, in 1967, avoided Canada's then-mandatory death penalty for capital murder by being found not guilty by reason of insanity.
  • Robert Napper
    Robert Clive Napper (born 25 February 1966) is a British criminal.
  • Edward Oxford
    Edward Oxford (19 April 1822 – 23 April 1900) was the first of eight people who tried to assassinate Queen Victoria.
  • Richard Lawrence (failed assassin)
    Richard Lawrence (c. 1800 – June 13, 1861) was an American house painter.
  • Christian Dornier
    Christian Dornier (born July 15, 1958) is a French mass murderer, who shot to death his sister and mother and wounded his father with a 12-gauge double-barrelled shotgun at their farm on July 12, 1989.
  • John Hinckley Jr.
    John Warnock Hinckley Jr.
  • Tony Kiritsis
    Anthony "Tony" G.
  • Dena Schlosser
    Dena Schlosser (born 1969) is a Plano, Texas woman who, on November 22, 2004, used a knife to amputate the arms of her eleven-month-old daughter, Margaret, who died as a result.
  • Jeffrey Arenburg
    Jeffrey Robert Arenburg (born December 30, 1956) is a Canadian gunman.