Lizzie Borden

Lizzie Andrew Borden (July 19, 1860 – June 1, 1927) was an American woman who was known as the main suspect in the August 4, 1892, axe murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts. Borden was tried and acquitted of the murders.[1]

Lizzie Borden
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Borden in 1890
Lizzie Andrew Borden

(1860-07-19)July 19, 1860
DiedJune 1, 1927(1927-06-01) (aged 66)
Fall River, Massachusetts, U.S.
Resting placeOak Grove Cemetery
Other namesLizbeth Borden
Known forMurder suspect
  • Sarah Borden
  • Andrew Borden
  • Emma Borden (sister)
  • Abby Borden (stepmother)
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Despite being proven innocent, many believed she committed the murders and has become the subject of folklore.

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  1. "Inquest Testimony of Lizzie Borden". University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Law. Retrieved August 6, 2018.

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