Red Barn Murder-1827 A true crime story that kept England on tenterhooks. Maria Marten was murdered by her lover William Corder. They were supposed to be eloping but she never reappeared. Her step mother claimed her ghost had appeared to her in a dream to reveal where Maria was buried. Ghosts and hauntings were a big thing back then. Corder was tried and hung in a public execution in 1828. There are still unanswered questions surrounding the crime.
X - The Red Barn Murder was a notorious murder committed in Polstead, Suffolk, England, in 1827. A young woman, Maria Marten, was shot dead by her lover, William Corder. The two had arranged to meet at the Red Barn, a local landmark, before eloping to Ipswich. Maria was never heard from again. Corder fled the scene and sent Marten's family letters claiming she was in good health. Her body was discovered buried in the barn after her stepmother spoke of having dreamt about the murder
The bewitched skull of the Red Barn Murderer
On April 19th 1828 the decomposing body of Maria Marten was discovered by her stepfather in the Red Barn in Polstead, Suffolk, England. Maria had been missing since 1827 and her body was found at …