Styllou Christofi – Was hanged at Holloway Prison

Styllou Pantopiou Christofi ( 1900 – 15 December 1954 ) was a Greek Cypriot woman hanged in Britain for murdering her daughter-in-law. She was the penultimate woman to be executed in Britain, followed in 1955 by Ruth Ellis. Background In 1925, Christofi was arrested and charged with murdering her mother-in-law by ramming a lighted torch down her throat, after the two… Continue reading Styllou Christofi – Was hanged at Holloway Prison