Man Raped His Girlfriend’s Baby To Death, People Want Him Publicly Hanged

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In the Wild West, people would be hanged publicly for crimes they committed.

The last public hanging in the United States was on August 14, 1936. Around 15,000-20,000 people showed up to see the hanging of Rainey Bethea.

That was 80 years ago – the crime was the rape and murder of an elderly woman, Lischia Edwards. A heinous crime indeed.

A man named Benjamin Taylor, 32, has also committed a heinous crime and people are asking for him to be hanged. What did he do?

He raped and murdered his girlfriend’s 9-month old baby girl.

The baby’s mother, Amanda Adkins, had gone to take a nap. When she woke up her baby, Emmaleigh, wasn’t in her crib.

When she eventually found Emmaleigh, the baby was unconscious and bleeding in the basement.


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