Lizzie Halliday

  Active for 2 years
(1893-1894) in United States

3

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

5

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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Lizzie Halliday (born Eliza Margaret McNally) an Irish-American serial killer responsible for the deaths of four people in upstate New York during the 1890s. In 1894, she became the first woman to be sentenced to death by the electric chair, commuted to life in a mental institution. She killed a nurse while institutionalized and is speculated to have killed at least two husbands from previous marriages.

Lizzie Halliday Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Lizzie Halliday, was active for 2 years between 1893-1894, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 5 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

In 1893 Lizzie Halliday started her killing spree, during her crimes as a serial killer she was known to murder her victims.

She was convicted on June 21st 1894, sentenced to preventively detained, institutionalized at the Matteawan State Hospital for the Criminally Insane in Dutchess County, New York, US.

Lizzie Halliday died on June 28th 1918, cause of death: natural causes at the Matteawan State Hospital for the Criminally Insane in Dutchess County, New York, US.

Profile Completeness: 44%
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Lizzie Halliday has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 and was last updated 4 months ago.

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Updated: 2019-07-13 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Lizzie Halliday
Nickname: N/A
Victims: 3 - 5
Years Active: 1893 - 1894
Active Countries: United States
Life Span:      - 1918
Characteristics
Gender: Female
Sexual Preference: N/A
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: N/A
Birth Location: County Antrim, county of Northern Ireland
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: N/A
Convicted: Jun 21, 1894
Sentence: preventively detained, institutionalized
Prison Location: the Matteawan State Hospital for the Criminally Insane in Dutchess County, New York, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: Jun 28, 1918
Cause of Death: natural causes
Death Location: the Matteawan State Hospital for the Criminally Insane in Dutchess County, New York, US
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
4 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Lizzie Halliday

The 4 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Lizzie Halliday. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
1893
Lizzie Halliday started her serial killing spree. #1893
1894
Lizzie Halliday ended her serial killing spree. #1894
Jun 21 1894
Lizzie Halliday was convicted and sentenced to preventively detained, institutionalized at the Matteawan State Hospital for the Criminally Insane in Dutchess County, New York, US.  #18940621
Jun 28 1918
Lizzie Halliday died. cause of death: natural causes at the Matteawan State Hospital for the Criminally Insane in Dutchess County, New York, US. #19180628

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Books that Mention Lizzie Halliday

Book: Female Serial Killers (mentions serial killer Lizzie Halliday)
Peter Vronsky
Female Serial Killers
Book: Psycho USA (mentions serial killer Lizzie Halliday)
Harold Schechter
Psycho USA
Book: Remembering the Sullivan County Cat... (mentions serial killer Lizzie Halliday)
John Conway
Remembering the Sullivan County Catskills
Book: Women and Capital Punishment in the... (mentions serial killer Lizzie Halliday)
David V. Baker
Women and Capital Punishment in the United St...

4 Books that mention Serial Killer
Lizzie Halliday

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
0425213900 Female Serial Killers 30
0345524489 Psycho USA 2
1625848897 Remembering the Sullivan... 1
0786499508 Women and Capital Punishm... 1

Lizzie Halliday (c. 1859 – June 28, 1918) was an Irish-American serial killer responsible for the deaths of four people in upstate New York during the 1890s. In 1894, she became the first woman to be sentenced to death by the electric chair. However, Halliday's sentence was commuted and she spent the rest of her life in a mental institution.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q21664490 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Jul 13, 2019.
  2. Lizzie Halliday on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Jul 13, 2019.
  3. David Levine, Lizzie Brown Halliday: The Worst Woman On Earth on www.hvmag.com, Retrieved on Jul 13, 2019.
  4. Halliday's obituary, The Washington Post 30 Jun 1918, Sun on www.newspapers.com, Retrieved on Jul 13, 2019.
Internal References

Lizzie Halliday is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #52 of 75 [ Page 4 ] of Female Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #234 of 649 [ Page 16 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  3. #255 of 326 [ Page 17 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  4. #422 of 649 [ Page 29 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  5. #456 of 649 [ Page 31 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  6. #518 of 649 [ Page 35 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
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