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Amelia Dyer: Victorian England's Cruelest Baby Farmer

The "Ogress of Reading" was rumored to be responsible for the deaths of 400 children.

by Jamie Bogert

15 Notorious Female Serial Killers

The twisted tales of these female serial killers are downright chilling.

by Steven Casale

11 Chilling True Crime Books About Female Killers

From small-town murderers to one of the most prolific female serial killers in American history.

by The Lineup Staff

Mary Ann Cotton: A Serial Killer in Long Skirts

How did England’s first female serial killer manage to poison three husbands and 11 children before being caught?

by The Lineup Staff

Wherever I Go, People Die: Hélène Jégado, the Servant Serial Killer

She's one of the most prolific female serial killers of all time, with an estimated 36 victims.

by Jessica Ferri

Belle Gunness: The Black Widow of the Midwest Who Lured Numerous Victims to Their Deaths

Belle Gunness lured numerous suitors to her Indiana murder farm, where she killed them in cold blood and dumped their bodies in a hog pen.

by Steven Casale

Aileen Wuornos: Depraved Serial Killer Or Countercultural Icon?

Aileen Wuornos’ experiences as a lesbian and abused sex worker have led many to consider her crimes as “justified" revenge against the men who wronged her.

by The Lineup Staff

Leonarda Cianciulli: The Deadly Soap-Maker of Correggio

She butchered three women and then cooked the remains into soap and teacakes—all in the name of breaking a family curse.

by Orrin Grey

Death Shift: The Texas Infant Murders of Nurse Genene Jones

This lethal caregiver is suspected of killing 40 babies in medical facilities across Texas—and evaded capture thanks to a hospital cover-up.

by Peter Elkind

Anna Marie Hahn: The First Woman to Die in Ohio’s Electric Chair

This serial poisoner lured numerous suitors to their deaths, until her toxic ways resulted in a a one-way ticket to the electric chair.

by Jamie Bogert

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