Dr. Thomas Neill Cream (1850-1892) Born in Scotland in May of 1850, Cream was the oldest of eight brothers and sisters. The family moved to Canada four years later. On November 12, 1872, Cream registered at McGill College in Montreal as a medical student. He would graduate with honors on March 31, 1876.
Dr. Thomas Neill Cream, also known as the Lambeth Poisoner, was a Scottish-born serial killer, who claimed his first proven victims in the United States and the rest in England, and possibly others in Canada and Scotland. Cream, who poisoned his victims, was executed after his attempts to frame others for his crimes brought him to the attention of London police.
Dr. Thomas Neill Cream. Performed illegal abortions, killing an unknown number of women in the process. Later, he poisoned his mistress's elderly husband with strychnine. Later, he slipped strychnine to 5 London prostitutes. Cream ensured his immortality with his last words: "I am Jack the-" but he was cut off when the trapdoor opened, and he was hanged. However, it's obvious he was lying, since he was in jail during the time of Jack the Ripper's slayings.
In Illinois Dr Thomas Neill Cream killed his victim with poison. In 1881 he was sentenced to life in prison however he was released after 10 years. His release did not bring him his freedom. He was brought to England where he was hanged for four other murders. Dr Cream is also believed to have committed murders in Canada and Scotland. Some claim that at his hanging he confessed to be Jack the Ripper however he was in prison when some of the Rippers crimes occured.