January 25, 1949|
Brooklyn, Queens County, Nova Scotia
|Died||February 22, 1992
Halifax, Nova Scotia
|Cause of death||possible suicide|
|Body discovered||Halifax waterfront|
|Residence||Bang's Falls, Nova Scotia|
|Other names||Jane Stafford, Jane Whynot|
|Alma mater||Lunenburg Regional Vocational School|
|Occupation||nursing assistant, women's advocate|
|Known for||killing her husband and being acquitted|
|Home town||Brooklyn, Queens County, Nova Scotia|
Jane Hurshman Corkum (January 25, 1949 – February 22, 1992) was a Canadian, best known for having killed her abusive husband Lamont William "Billy" Stafford in 1982, for which and for being acquitted of his murder.
- A made-for-television film, Life with Billy was produced in 1994.
- The song Waltz For Jane by Denis Ryan's 5 Pound Spent.
- Vallée, Brian (1998). Life and Death with Billy. Toronto: Seal Books. ISBN 0-7704-2818-5.
- Jane Hurshman Memorial Fund
- Battered person syndrome
- Kelseysmommy. "Murders & Crime". Archived from the original on 2008-12-22. Retrieved 2008-12-20.
- "LIFE WITH BILLY / LIFE AFTER BILLY". fifth estate. CBC Learning. Retrieved 2008-12-20.
- Caster, Penny (October 27, 2008). "Female murderers fascinate author". Red Deer Advocate. Retrieved 2008-12-20.
- "GarageBand.com : song profile for Waltz For Jane by Denis Ryan's 5 Pound Spent". Nov 2002. Retrieved on 2008-12-20.