Today in True Crime History: March 30

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1883 — Emeline Lucy Meaker becomes the first woman executed in Vermont. She was hanged for murdering her husband’s niece.

1975 — On Easter, James Ruppert murders 11 people in his mother’s Hamilton, Ohio, house. They are family members. Ruppert is serving two life sentences.

1981 — President Reagan is shot while leaving the Washington Hilton Hotel. The shooter is John…

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