Newgate, the name of a former prison in London. It stood at the western end of Newgate Street. The earliest mention of Newgate Prison in historical records dates from the 12th century. It was rebuilt several times, the last time during the late 18th century. The prison was torn down during 1902-03, and the Central Criminal Court (Old Bailey) was built on its site.
Most people sentenced to death in the U.S. get at least one stay of execution. In one case, the stay came a minute too late because of a misdialed phone number. Here are 10 of the most unusual cases.
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