On March 18, 1932, convicted murderer Harry F. Powers, the "Bluebeard of Quiet Dell," was hanged at the West Virginia Penitentiary at Moundsville.
Execution of Mass Murderer Harry Powers
"Powers Kept Iron Nerve"
"'Just What I Expected', Says Powers of First Degree Verdict"
State of West Virginia vs. Harry F. Powers
"'Thy Brother's Blood': Capital Punishment in West Virginia"
Finding Aid, Harrison County Circuit Court Records, State of West Virginia vs. Harry Powers
On This Day in West Virginia History: March