George Joseph Smith Known as "The Brides in the Bath Murders"; killer of three women. Executed by hanging on August 13, 1915.
Serial Killer George Joseph Smith (aka) The Brides in the Bath Murders, was active for 3 years between 1912-1914, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 3 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United Kingdom
George Joseph Smith was born on January 11th 1872 in Bethnal Green, London, capital and largest city of the United Kingdom. He was raised by both parents (Age 9), reformatory. His father, a local insurance agent.
Smith a heterosexual male citizen of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. Smith married multiple time. He had no children.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.
In 1912 (Age 39/40) George Joseph Smith started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, murder his victims. He was known to kill at both his home and the home of the victim. At the time of his crimes he was living with multiple wives, where Smith was known to work as a criminal.
He was arrested on March 23rd 1915 (Age 43), convicted on July 1st 1915 (Age 43), sentenced to death, execution by hanging at HM Prison Maidstone, Maidstone, Kent, England. Smith was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime. George Joseph Smith was executed on August 13th 1915 (Age 43).
George Joseph Smith died on August 13th 1915 (Age 43), cause of death: capital punishment, executed by hanging at HM Prison Maidstone, Maidstone, Kent, England.
George Joseph Smith has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 5 years ago.
|Name:||George Joseph Smith|
|Nickname:||The Brides in the Bath Murders|
|Victims:||3 - 3|
|Years Active:||1912 - 1914|
|Ages Active:||39/40 - 41/42|
|Active Countries:||United Kingdom|
|Life Span:||1872 - 1915|
|Citizenship:||United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♑ Capricorn |
Dec 22 - Jan 20
|Marital Status:||married multiple time|
|Living With:||multiple wives|
|D.O.B.:||Jan 11, 1872|
|Birth Location:||Bethnal Green, London, capital and largest city of the United Kingdom|
|Raised By:||both parents (Age 9), reformatory|
|Father:||a local insurance agent|
|Arrested:||Mar 23, 1915 (Age 43)|
|Convicted:||Jul 1, 1915 (Age 43)|
|Sentence:||death, execution by hanging|
|Prison Location:||HM Prison Maidstone, Maidstone, Kent, England|
|Executed:||Aug 13, 1915 (Age 43)|
|Death Date:||Aug 13, 1915 (Age 43)|
|Manner of Death:||capital punishment|
|Cause of Death:||executed by hanging|
|Death Location:||HM Prison Maidstone, Maidstone, Kent, England|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer George Joseph Smith. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Jan 11 1872||George Joseph Smith was born in Bethnal Green, London, capital and largest city of the United Kingdom. #18720111|
|Jan 11 1892|
|Jan 11 1902|
|George Joseph Smith started his serial killing spree. #1912|
|Jan 11 1912|
|George Joseph Smith ended his serial killing spree. #1914|
|Mar 23 1915|
|George Joseph Smith arrested. #19150323|
|Jul 01 1915|
|George Joseph Smith was convictedand sentenced to death, execution by hanging at HM Prison Maidstone, Maidstone, Kent, England. #19150701|
|Aug 13 1915|
|George Joseph Smithwas executed.cause of death:capital punishment,executed by hangingat HM Prison Maidstone, Maidstone, Kent, England. #19150813|
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|kill at victims home||TRUE||323|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
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George Joseph Smith (11 January 1872 – 13 August 1915) was an English serial killer and bigamist. In 1915, he was convicted and subsequently hanged for the slayings of three women, the case becoming known as the Brides in the Bath Murders. As well as being widely reported in the media, the case was significant in the history of forensic pathology and detection.
George Joseph Smith is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database