After she was told that she would be hanged in a public square for her crime, she decided to make a statement about capital punishment. Her last request was to be hanged naked. She walked out bravely in front of the crowd gathered and put the noose around her neck herself. As she waited for them to come up and tie her hands behind her back, she looked directly at the crowd and then the videotape camera. She wanted to show them how wrong it was.