Female Serial Killers In The World’s History

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Female serial killers cane be very dangerous then most men.  Although, men are found to be involved in about 90% of the world’s homicide and other killing activities however,  men are the largest most notorious killers or notorious serial killers in the world we live.

However, some women are also deadly and into this act. In this article, we shall give you a list of the top 10 most notorious and ruthless female serial killers to ever live.

1. Aileen Wuornos

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2. Judias Buenoano

3. Juana Barraza

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4. Jane Toppan

5. Gesche Gottfried

6. Amelia Dyer

7. Kristen Gilbert

8.. Nannie Doss

9. Dorothea Puente

10. Miyuki Ishikawa

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10 Female Serial Killers

Female serial killers

Aileen Wuornos

Aileen Wuornos was born in the year 1956 in Florida, United States of America. She murdered seven men in Florida, the United States between 1989 and 1990.

According to reports, she shot each one of them at point-blank range. However, Aileen was apprehended just after a minor traffic accident in one of her victim’s vehicles.

According to her statement to the police, she killed all those seven individuals out of self-defence because the men raped her while she worked as a prostitute. The court sentenced her for six of the murders she had committed.

Judias Buenoano

Judias Buenoano is reported to have murdered her husband called James Goodyear, her son called Michael Buenoano, her boyfriend, Bobby Joe Morris and her potential boyfriend, Gerald Dossett. Also, the serial killer is believed to have partaken in NB a 1974 murder in Alabama and an attempted murder on her fiancé named John Gentry.

She was prosecuted in the year 1971 for the murder of her husband. Later in her life, she was linked to a couple of other murder activities. Judias was, however, the first female to be executed in Florida since 1848.

Juana Barraza

Juana Barraza was born in 1957 in Mexico. She was a professional wrestler and was popularly known as The Old Lady Killer. According to sources, she killed between 42 to 48 elderly women and was later sentenced to about 759 years in prison. She was very ruthless and emotionless.

In most of her criminal activities, she would beat and strangle her victims and Rob them of their possessions. The murderer was apprehended by the police in 2006 and found guilty of 16 counts of murder and aggravated burglary in the year 2008.

Jane Toppan

Toppan was a nurse who has a record of murdering a couple of patients as NBC had reported. She was monikered Jolly Jane. She confessed to the murder of 31 people after she was arrested in 1901.

Jane mostly killed her victims with any combination of drugs and chemicals. Sometime later she was found not guilty by reason of insanity and committed to the Taunton Insane Hospital for the rest of her life.

Gesche Gottfried

Gesche Gottfried was a German citizen who is famously known to be a serial killer. She was the last person who was openly executed in Bremen, Germany. Gottfried had killed 15 people using arsenic between the years 1813 and 1827.

In most of her acts, she would mix the poison in her victim’s food while she cared for them as a nurse. Before her execution, she had killed her two husbands, her children, her fiancé and also her parents.

Amelia Dyer

Amelia Dyer was also convicted of one murder but her name has been added to over hundreds of children as well as infants. She had worked for 20 years at the baby farm according to New York Daily News.

Amelia is suspected to have killed more than 400 infants which made her part of the most notorious serial killers to ever lived. Amelia was tried for murder in the year 1896 and convicted and finally hanged.

Miyuki Ishikawa

Miyuki Ishikawa killed infants with the help of her accomplices in the 1940s. She was a Japanese midwife. She has estimated murdered between 85 and 169 people in her life.

Miyuki requested payments for the murders of all those she has killed. According to her, her service cost is less than raising an unwanted child. She was sentenced for four years.

Dorothea Puente

Dorothea Puente used to run a boarding house in Sacramento, California, United States of America. She had murdered her elderly and mentally illed brothers. She would usually then cash in their Social Security checks. Dorothea was mostly called the Death House Landlady.

She was charged with about nine murders. The killer was convicted of three and was given a two-life sentence. She sadly passed away in prison in 2011 in Chowchilla. She was 82 at the time of her death.

Nannie Doss

Nannie Doss murdered 11 people between the 1920s and 1954. These victims include two children, her two sisters, her mother, grandson, mother-in-law and four of her husbands. She was also referred to as Lonely Hearts Killer, Giggling Grammy, Lady Blue Beard and Black Widow.

She mostly used rat poison in most of her operations. Nannie Doss pleaded guilty and was given a life sentence and passed away in 1965.

Kristen Gilbert

Kristen Gilbert worked as a nurse who was convicted of 4 different murders and two other attempted murders of patients who were admitted to the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Massachusetts, United States of America. In most cases, she would inject patients with huge doses of epinephrine.

The injection would cause cardiac arrest and would respond to the coded emergency all by herself. Kristen was convicted in the year 1998 and was given a life sentence at Federal Medical Center, Carswell in Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America.

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