The Murderous Mrs Mitchell – Part Two

In 1923 Nurse Hannah Mitchell faced trial, charged with the murder of Bertha Coughlan and the attempted murder of her ex-husband Frank Bonfiglio. The evidence was sensational, as were the verdicts. Episode Three is here. Listen via iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Whooshkaa or via the links below.

Nurse Mitchell was not required to testify under oath, nor was she able to be cross-examined.

Frank Bonfiglio delivered gripping testimony about Bertha’s death, the dumping of the body and why Mitchell had shot him. But his credibility was in serious doubt.

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