Christian claimed she had no intent to kill Belote.
With a lynch mob looming in the background, an Elizabeth City County Court tried and convicted Christian for murder and the trial judge sentenced her to death in the state’s electric chair.
Virginia Christian (15 August 1895 – 16 August 1912) was the first female criminal executed in the 20th century in the state of Virginia, and a juvenile offender executed in the United States.
I have been pairalized for mor then three years and I could not and Look after Gennie as I wants too.
I know she dun an awful weaked thing when she kill Miss Belote and I hear that the people at the penetintry wants to kill her but I is praying night and day on my knees to God that he will soften your heart so that She may spend the rest of her days in prison.
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