The True Crime of Ida Laboeuf, Dr. Thomas Dreher, and James Beadle
Another love triangle gone horribly wrong.
Undone by a couple of froggers…
The trigger man testified at the trial:
Ida Laboeuf would be the first white woman to be sentenced to death in Louisiana.
After a long and bitter battle in the courts and in the Louisiana state house, here’s a graphic and pathetic account of the double execution:
One hundred years ago today….
Cincinnati Enquirer, May 15, 1915: