American legal and co-conspirator in the assassination of U.S. Chief executive Abraham Lincoln who was simply sentenced to loss of life by dangling in 1865. He was a con guy who offered so-called “Indian natural herbs” to unsuspecting customers. He is among the people theorized to have already been the infamous serial killer Jack port the Ripper. He was the 6th of eleven kids given birth to to Adam and Mary Porter Herold. He and John Wilkes Booth conspired to destroy President Lincoln.