The most bloodthirsty women in world history
When it comes to serial killers, male characters usually come to mind and few can name at least a few well-known female killers. Some of them killed for the sake of love, someone for the sake of money, but most were distinguished by unprecedented cruelty, and even madness. Curiously, some of them were subsequently released from punishment.
Ever heard the phrase “bathe in the blood of virgins”? The appearance of this phrase is due to Countess Elizabeth Batori. It is estimated that she managed to kill about 650 servants and other young women living nearby. At her disposal was a special torture chamber built for her husband.
Belle immigrated from Norway to the United States, where she killed her husband in order to pay insurance. After that, she began to invite lonely wealthy men to visit her farm. After a fire in 1908, more than forty carelessly hidden graves were discovered on the farm.
Overby maintained an orphanage in the early 1920s.For a small one-time fee, she accepted babies from desperate mothers, promising that she would find foster families for children. In fact, she killed babies and burned bodies in a furnace. She confessed to killing 60 to 80 babies, but according to some estimates, their number reaches 180.
In Victorian England, the so-called baby farming was practiced, when the shelter took unwanted children for a small fee and found foster families for them. Amelia Dyer was involved in such activities. However, she did not care about the search for the babies of the new family, but simply killed them. During interrogation, she told the police: “You can distinguish mine by tape around the neck.” Hung in 1869.
Ilse joined the Nazi Party in 1932 and earned the nickname “Buchenwald Bitch” in a concentration camp where her husband Karl Otto Koch worked as a commandant. Ilse liked household items made from prisoners' skin, especially she preferred tattooed leather shades. She died in prison in 1967.
Dolphin and Maria de Jesus Gonzalez
In the 1950s and 1960s, these sisters were abducting girls, who were then forced to work in a brothel in central Mexico City.When girls fell ill or became unattractive due to the violent use of drugs, they were killed. The sisters also killed some affluent customers and babies. Delphine died while serving a sentence, and Mary, after serving several years, was released and disappeared in an unknown direction.
Toppan worked as a nurse in New England. She gave morphine injections to patients until they died. During the investigation, she stated that her goal was to "kill more people - helpless people - than any other man or woman who ever lived," confessing more than a hundred murders.
Ottilia "Tilly" Klimek
Chicago resident Ottilia Klimek was engaged in prediction and was in the habit of telling her husbands or neighbors that they were destined to die soon, after which she killed them. Her first husband died of "heart problems" in 1914, and only after the death of her third husband and several neighbors, by 1921 did the police begin to suspect that something was wrong here.
Before becoming a murderer, Juan Barras was engaged in a struggle under the pseudonym "Silent Lady". When the wrestling career ceased to bring the desired profit, Juana began to pretend to be a nurse, hiring for the elderly and robbing them.One day, a robbery victim laughed at Juana, and from then on a bloody revelry began. She was accused of 30 murders, but it is possible that in fact there were at least 48 victims.
Jenin Ann Jones
Jones worked as a pediatric nurse in Texas and took the habit of giving children various injections of drugs to show off how well she saves them. She was charged with the death of two babies, but she could be up to 60 on her conscience. She was sentenced to 99 years in 1985, but in 2018 she could be released due to the overcrowding of Texas prisons.
In the 1930s and 1940s, Leonard Chianchully killed three women, and prepared soap from their remains and cupcakes for tea from their blood. She believed that human sacrifices could protect her children. Being arrested, she did not express much regret and even directed the investigation, clarifying the details.
In 1965, Banishevski incited her own and neighbour's children to prolonged abuse and the subsequent murder of 16-year-old girl Sylvia Likens, who was left in her care. She was sentenced to life imprisonment, but she petitioned for her release in 1985.She declared that God had forgiven her, and that she had managed to find peace in her soul. Died of cancer five years later.
Eileen was engaged in prostitution in Florida in the late 1980s. She robbed her clients, shot at them and took their cars. In total, she committed seven murders, becoming the first woman to appear on the FBI as a serial killer. Was executed by injection in 2002. Just a year after the execution, the film Monster, based on the history of Warnos, was released.
Helen Jegado served as a maid in the first half of the 19th century. With arsenic, she poisoned many people, including members of her family, acquaintances, and members of the families where she worked. Some claim that she began to poison others at the age of eight. It is not known how many victims are on her account, but she is suspected to be about 60. However, she could only be charged with three cases, but that was enough to execute her.
Some believe that Mary Piercy was Dekom the Ripper. Although we will never know for sure, but we know for sure that it was Mary Piercy who killed Miss Hogg and Phoebe Hogg, the daughter and wife of her lover.When the police came to her, her clothes and the whole kitchen were still in blood. The wounds from which Mrs. Hogg had died are reminiscent of the wounds of Jack the Ripper.