Meaning of Crippen, Hawley Harvey in English:

Crippen, Hawley Harvey

Pronunciation /ˈkrɪpɪn/

proper noun

  • (1862–1910), American-born British murderer; known as Doctor Crippen. Crippen poisoned his wife at their London home and sailed to Canada with his former secretary. His arrest in Canada was achieved through the intervention of radio-telegraphy, the first case of its use in apprehending a criminal; Crippen was later hanged.