The execution of Chung Yi MIAO, the young Chinese law student, for the
murder of his wife at Grange-in-Borrowdale, on June 19th, will take place in
Strangeways Gaol, Manchester, this being the last prison in which he was
after sentence to death has been passed upon him at the Carlisle Assizes
month by Mr. Justice HUMPHREYS.
MAIO’s appeal against his conviction was dismissed on Tuesday in the Court
of Criminal Appeal, as reported in Wednesday’s “West Cumberland Times.”
The arrangements for the execution devolve on the High Sheriff of
Cumberland, Mr. Dayrell E. M. CRACKANTHORPE, New Biggin Hall, Westmorland.
LIGHTFOOT, solicitor, Carlisle, is the Under-Sheriff.
The date for the execution has not been set.