January 18, 2017

Eva Dugan



Eva Dugan is the only woman who has ever been hung in the state of Arizona…Dugan was a cabaret singer who started off in Alaska but made her way down to Arizona where she worked for a chicken rancher…she had five husbands and all five mysteriously disappeared…she spent time in prison for auto theft…after she got out, the ranchers decomposed body was discovered…Dugan was convicted of the murder and sentenced to die… she was a tough character who was said to be calm as she was taken to the gallows early on the morning of February 21, 1930…her hanging was botched and she was accidentally decapitated…her head rolled from the gallows to the feet of some spectators causing several of them (men & women) to faint…

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