Elizabeth Smith, more commonly known as Libby, was one of the tail-section survivors of Flight 815.
Michael shot and killed her when she surprised him and walked into the hatch right after he had fatally shot Ana Lucia.
After reuniting with the middle section survivors, she had a short-lived relationship with Hurley, abruptly ended by her death.
A competent and caring woman who acted as a support figure, she was reserved about her own life, giving out little information when asked, or avoiding answering the questions altogether.
The former governor, who resigned in 2008 after admitting he had paid thousands of dollars for high-class prostitutes, was seen twice last week arriving at Smith's Soho apartment, taking her to a candle-lit dinner, then disappearing back upstairs.
Eliot Spitzer, left, has been seen at the apartment of Lis Smith late at night then leaving before dawn last week.
Elizabeth and her family lived in the 700 block Bedford Street in the Moyamensing section of the county.
Bedford Street was in a poor Black neighborhood constantly victimized by a viciously racist Irish gang calling itself the “Killers.” Called the “most prominent gang of the era”*, this band terrorized its victim with brutal beatings and attacks with straight razors and knives.** This is the gang that was involved in the anti-Black riots of the 1830s and 40s and started the infamous California House Riot, only nine months after little Elizabeth died.*** Looking at the 1847 African American Census, it is probable that Elizabeth’s father Edward Smith, a porter in a store.
As of 1847 there was a total of eight members of the family (5 females and 3 males) at the no. *Allen Steinberg, “The Transformation of Criminal Justice, Philadelphia 1800-1880,” 145.
81 Bedford Street residence for which they paid a month in rent.