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Crime History: 'Lonely Hearts Killers' executed at Sing Sing

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On this day, March 8, in 1951, the "Lonely Hearts Killers" were electrocuted at Sing Sing prison in New York. Martha Beck was overweight and unattractive. Raymond Fernandez was a petty criminal who believed he could charm women into being his sex slaves. They met through a "Lonely Hearts Club" newspaper advertisement. They became partners in crime, and went on to seduce, rob and murder up to 20...

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