The Hanging of Frankie Stewart - July 12 2021 - Todays True Crime

Jul 12, 09:00 AM
July 12th: Frankie Stewart Silver Dies (1833)
Some stories become ingrained in a state’s history and become part of the folklore passed down from generation to generation. Which, of course, makes for a great story but can sometimes muddy up the facts. On July 12th 1833 an 18 year old Appalachian Mountain girl was killed at the gallows for the brutal murder of her young husband and, while her name is cemented in North Corolina’s history, many still argue whether she was a brutal murdere of if her case was just one big miscarriage of justice.