Day: January 23, 2015

Albany’s Final Hangings

Shall we continue with the recitation of murders from 1902’s “History of the Police Service of Albany”? Yes, let’s do. On April 1, 1858, Emil Hartung of Division Street, just below Green Street, died under suspicious circumstances. “Living in the same house was William Rheinmann, and it was current gossip that his relations with Mrs. …