Borden in 1890
Lizzie Andrew Borden
July 19, 1860
|Died||June 1, 1927 (aged 66)|
Fall River, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Resting place||Oak Grove Cemetery|
|Other names||Lizbeth Borden|
|Known for||Murder suspect|
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.
Despite being proven innocent, many believed she committed the murders and has become the subject of folklore.
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Other websites[change | change source]
- The Lizzie Andrew Borden Virtual Museum & Library
- Tattered Fabric: Fall River's Lizzie Borden
- The Fall River Tragedy: A History of the Borden Murders (1893), full text detailing crimes
- Lizzie Borden Moot Court, with tribunal made up of U.S. Supreme Court justices and Stanford University Law School professors. September 16, 1997