Hanky-Panky And The Rope Two killers of two husbands got two nooses for their trouble.

 

judge isaac parker true west magazine
Judge Isaac Parker

Albert O’Dell and James Lamb were itinerant farmworkers near Lebanon, Indian Territory in 1886. Strangely, they took the wives of their two employers as mistresses. Then the two couples decided to take things a step further. O’Dell and Lamb, with planning help from the women, murdered the two men. But locals found the whole thing suspicious. Deputy U.S. marshals arrested the pair and took them to Fort Smith. They were tried in front of Hanging Judge Isaac Parker (photo). Sure enough, O’Dell and Lamb were executed in 1887. The women were never arrested or charged.

Related Posts

  • Tom Horn

    Tom Horn was arrested for the murder of 14-year-old Willie Nickell on January 23, 1902. …

  • Doc Scurlock

    Several members of The Regulators were in Lincoln County, New Mexico Territory, well before the…

  • Wyatt Earp

    Wyatt Earp had no luck selling his version of the Tombstone events during his lifetime.…