Date: April 3, 1895, April 12, 1895
Location: San Francisco, CA
Victim: Blanche Lamont and Minnie Williams
Cause of Death: Strangulation
Accused: Theodore Durrant
Greed, jealousy, revenge, obsession – the motives of America’s gas-lit murders are universal and timeless. Yet their stories are tightly bound to a particular place and time; uniquely American, uniquely 19th Century.