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They also learned that Hauptmann was a carpenter, whose job it was to make things from wood - like ladders. Hauptmann said that the money belonged to a business friend, Isidor Fisch, who had gone back to Germany and died there in March, 1934. Hauptmann said Fisch had left the money behind when he went to Germany. And because Fisch had owed Hauptmann about 7,500 dollars, Hauptmann had taken it. ’ But the police refused to believe him, and they said that the writing on the notes was the same as Hauptmann’s.

Ethel Le Neve went to live in America, but later came back to England using a different name. Later, she married and had children. She died in 1967. ■ The last people to be hanged for murder in Britain were Peter Allen and Gwynne Owen Evans, in August 1964. ■ Hanging as a punishment for murder in England was stopped in 1965. Crippen's arrest 2. The Mona Lisa Robbery At seven o’clock on the morning of Monday, August 21, 1911, three cleaners in the Louvre museum, in Paris, were walking through one of the rooms - the Salon Carre.

The answer seemed to come on April 15, when she and others from the gang robbed the Hibernia Bank in San Francisco. Cameras inside the bank took pictures of Patty holding a gun and telling customers to get down on the floor or they would be shot. Then, a few weeks later, two of the gang, William and Emily Harris, were caught stealing from a sports shop in Los Angeles. They managed to get away only when Patty, who had been waiting in a van across the street, used a gun to help them. Nobody was hurt, but all three of the gang escaped in the van.

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