John George Haigh

Birthday
24, 1909
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 10, 1949 (40)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
24, 1909
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 10, 1949 (40)

About

British killer convicted of killing six people and disposing of their bodies by dissolving them in sulfuric acid. He has been commonly referred to as the Acid Bath Murderer.

Before Fame

He was a choirboy at Wakefield Cathedral.

Trivia

He was executed via hanging in August 1949.

Family Life

His parents were members of the Protestant sect Plymouth Brethren.

Associated With

He was portrayed by actor Martin Clunes in the TV drama A Is for Acid.