Calne's Dr. Pownall and the murder of Louisa Cooke - 1859.

Many thanks to John Osbourne, who has brought in some more of his research for sharing.

This time on Dr. Pownall, one time mayor of Calne, who was found not guilty of the murder of Louisa Cooke due to insanity became an inmate at Broadmoor until his death in 1882.

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