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The Lizzie Borden Mystery

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									The Lizzie Borden Mystery
          On August 4, 1892,
a horrible crime was committed at 92
     Second Street in Fall River,
           Massachusetts.
A wealthy businessman and his wife
were found brutally murdered in their
    Victorian home in Fall River,
           Massachusetts.
     The Accused: the youngest
           daughter, Lizzie.
Andrew and Abby Borden
Lizzie and Emma Borden
    Who was Lizzie Borden?
• Lizzie was 33 years old at the time of
  the murder and she lived at home
  with their father and stepmother.
• Lizzie was a Sunday school teacher
  and she was well-respected in her
  community.
• Lizzie did not like her stepmother.
     Who is Emma Borden?
• Emma was Lizzie’s sister and she
  also lived with her father and
  stepmother.
• At the time of the murder, Emma was
  out-of-town visiting a friend.
 Who is Bridget “Maggie” Sullivan?

• Maggie was the maid at the Borden
  house.
• At the time of the murders, Maggie
  claimed that she was resting in her
  upstairs bedroom because she had to
  wash the outside windows earlier that
  morning.
          Andrew’s body was found
downstairs on the couch, and Abby’s body was
       found in an upstairs bedroom.
Lizzie Borden took an axe
 And gave her mother forty
          whacks.
And when she saw what she
         had done,
 She gave her father forty-
           one.
Let’s see what you
     believe…

								
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