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Killed Strangely: The Death of Rebecca Cornell

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“It was Rebecca’s son, Thomas, who first realized the victim’s identity. His eyes were drawn to the victim’s head, and aided by the flickering light of a candle, he ‘clapt his hands and cryed out, Oh Lord, it is my mother.’ James Moills, a servant of Cornell . . . described Rebecca ‘lying on the floore, with fire about Her, from her Lower parts neare to the Armepits.’ He recognized her only ‘by her shoes.'”—from Killed Strangely

On a winter’s evening in 1673, tragedy descended on the…



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