American criminal and co-conspirator in the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln who was sentenced to death by hanging in 1865.
He was a con man who sold so-called "Indian herbs" to unsuspecting patrons.
He is one of the people theorized to have been the infamous serial killer Jack the Ripper.
He was the sixth of eleven children born to Adam and Mary Porter Herold.
He and John Wilkes Booth conspired to kill President Lincoln.