"A Quick Death" Top 5 Page for this destination Fremantle Prison Tip by keeweechic

Fremantle Prison, Fremantle: 50 reviews and 96 photos


The noose that was put around the prisoners neck had a metal ring at the knot. Once the cord pulled tight, the ring which was at the base of the neck would immediately snap the first few vertebrates and cause instant death. This was deemed the most humane form of execution and I believe is still practiced by countries today who still use death by hanging for the condemned prisoners.

Address: Fremantle Prison, The Terrace
Directions: http://www.fremantleprison.com.au/Visit_Us/gettinghere/Pages/default.aspx
Phone: (08) 9336 9200
Website: http://www.fremantleprison.com.au/Pages/default.aspx

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  • Written Jan 30, 2006
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