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The 14-Year-Old Teenage Killer

Pomeroy is the youngest person in Massachusetts history to be convicted of first-degree murder

Jesse Pomeroy —

In December of 1874, 15-year-old, Jesse Pomeroy was of murder in the first degree by the Supreme Judicial Court of Suffolk County in Massachusetts. He was the in the state to be sentenced to death and was later sent to…



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