Nannie Doss
Nannie Doss (born Nancy Hazel, November 4, 1905 – June 2, 1965) was an American serial killer responsible for the deaths of 11 people between the 1920s and 1954.She finally confessed to the murde...
Lyda Southard
Lyda Southard (October 16, 1892 – February 5, 1958) was an American serial killer. She was suspected of killing her brother-in-law, four husbands and a daughter, but was only convicted of killing her ...
Judy Buenoano
Judias "Judy" Buenoano (born Judias Welty, also known as Judias Goodyear, also known as Judias Morris) (April 4, 1943 - March 30, 1998), was a convicted murderer who was executed for the 1971 murder o...
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H. H. Holmes
Herman Webster Mudgett (May 16, 1861 – May 7, 1896), better known under the name of Dr. Henry Howard Holmes, was one of the first documented serial killers in the modern sense of the term. In Chicago ...
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Mary Elizabeth Wilson
Mary Elizabeth Wilson (c. 1893 - 1963), also known as the Merry Widow of Windy Nook, was a serial killer and the last woman to be sentenced to death in Durham, in 1958. However, the sentence was not ...
Amy Archer-Gilligan
"Sister" Amy Duggan Archer-Gilligan (October 1868 – April 23, 1962) was a Windsor, Connecticut, nursing home proprietor and multiple murderer. She systematically murdered at least five people by poiso...
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Mary Ann Cotton
Mary Ann Cotton (born Mary Ann Robson; 31 October 1832 – 24 March 1873) was an English woman convicted of murdering her children. She was believed to have murdered up to 21 people, mainly by arsenic p...
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Stella Nickell
Stella Nickell (born August 7, 1943) is an American woman who was sentenced to 90 years in prison for product tampering after she poisoned Excedrin capsules with lethal cyanide, resulting in the death...
Teresa Lewis
Teresa Wilson Bean Lewis (April 26, 1969 – September 23, 2010) was an American who was the only woman on death row in Virginia prior to her execution. She was sentenced to death by lethal injection fo...
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Eva Coo
Eva Coo (17 June 1889 – 27 June 1935) was an American-Canadian murderer who was executed by electric chair at Sing Sing Prison.Born Eva Curry in Haliburton, Ontario, Canada, she moved to Toronto while...
Black Widow Murders
Black Widow Murders. On April 18, 2008, Helen Golay 78, formerly of Santa Monica, California, and Olga Rutterschmidt 75, formerly of Hollywood, California, were convicted of the murders of two vagran...
Ronald Clark O'Bryan
Ronald Clark O'Bryan (October 19, 1944 – March 31, 1984), nicknamed The Candy Man and The Man Who Killed Halloween, was an American former optician from Deer Park, Texas convicted of killing his eight...
Black Widows of Liverpool
Catherine Flannagan (1829 – 3 March 1884) and Margaret Higgins (1843 – 3 March 1884) were Irish sisters who were convicted of poisoning and murdering one person in Liverpool, Lancashire, England and s...
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Frances Newton
Frances Elaine McLemore Newton (April 12, 1965 – September 14, 2005) was executed by lethal injection in the state of Texas for the April 7, 1987 murder of her husband, Adrian, 23, her son, Alto...
Mary Ansell
Mary Ann Ansell, a housemaid, was hanged at St Albans Prison, England on 19 July 1899, for poisoning her sister Caroline, who was an inmate in an asylum. Her motive was asserted to be to obtain £11.5s...
Janie Lou Gibbs
Janie Lou Gibbs (December 25, 1932 – February 7, 2010) was an American serial killer from Cordele, Georgia, who killed her three sons, a grandson, and her husband, by poisoning them with rat poi...
Maria Swanenburg
Maria Catherina Swanenburg (9 September 1839 in Leiden – 11 April 1915 in Gorinchem) was a Dutch serial killer, who murdered at least 27, and was suspected of killing more than 90 people.Swanenb...
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Ruth Snyder
Ruth Brown Snyder (March 27, 1895 – January 12, 1928) was an American murderer. Her execution, in the electric chair at Sing Sing Prison, for the murder of her husband, Albert, was captured in a well-...
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Belle Gunness
Belle Sorenson Gunness (born as Brynhild Paulsdatter Størseth; November 11, 1859 – declared dead April 28, 1908) was a Norwegian-American serial killer.Standing six feet tall (183 cm) and weighin...
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