Minnie Dean

Minnie Dean

Williamina "Minnie" Dean (2 September 1844 – 12 August 1895) was a New Zealander who was found guilty of infanticide and hanged. She was the only woman to receive the death penalty in New Zealand.

Read more about Minnie Dean:  Early Life, Murder Case and Execution, In Popular Culture

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Minnie Dean - In Popular Culture
... In 1985, Dean's trial was the subject of In Defence of Minnie Dean, the first episode of the Emmy-nominated Hanlon New Zealand television drama series about the career of Dean's lawyer ... Television Awards (also called the GOFTA Awards), and "contributed to a re-evaluation of Dean's conviction" ... Minnie Dean is referenced in Dudley Benson's 2006 song "It's Akaroa's Fault" ("I don't want to meet Minnie Dean at the end of my life/If I were to meet her I'd keep her hatbox in sight") ...

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