Ann Neath

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Ann Neath

HO 144/10346 and PCOM 8/360

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Killed, with a pair of scissors, the child she had just delivered. There is reference to a previous manslaughter conviction in 1918. Neath was convicted at Leeds on 5 March 1921 for murder and sentenced to death (commuted). She contracted tuberculosis in prison and died three years after her release in 1929