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The Leeds murderer who was the last person to be hanged in Yorkshire

The Leeds murderer who was the last person to be hanged in Yorkshire

Hungarian-born Zsiga Pankotia was executed for the murder of Jack Eli Myers in Roundhay HMP Armley, formerly Armley Gaol Leeds' Victorian jail began hanging prisoners in the 1860s and over the following years, nearly 100 criminals would go on to be executed at the site until capital punishment was abolished in the 1960s. The...

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