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Prevalence of female serial killers. Females account for only 15% of all violent crime Female serial killers account for only 8% of American serial killers Among all the female serial killers worldwide, American females account for 76%!. MALE: Method of choice: Stabbing Strangulation

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prevalence of female serial killers
Prevalence of female serial killers
  • Females account for only 15% of all violent crime
  • Female serial killers account for only 8% of American serial killers
  • Among all the female serial killers worldwide, American females account for 76%!
contrasting the male and female
MALE:

Method of choice:

Stabbing

Strangulation

Shooting

Choice of victim:

Wide range, often strangers

Usually of same race as killer

Usually adults

FEMALE:

Method of choice:

Poison/injection (80%)

Suffocation (16%)

Drowning (5%)

Choice of victim:

Family members or lovers

Often children or the elderly

Gets away with it for a longer period of time!

Contrasting the male and female
types of female serial killers
Types of female serial killers:
  • Black widow
  • Angel of death
  • Revenge
  • Murder for profit
  • Sexual predator
sexual predator aileen wuornos
33-year-old prostitute

Killed 7 men in Florida

Method: shooting

Confessed to six murders, but claimed self-defense in all

Sentenced to death and recently executed

Sexual predator: Aileen Wuornos
black widow vera renczi
Black Widow: Vera Renczi
  • Active throughout her adult life
  • Motive: Jealousy; inability to deal with rejection
  • Method: Poison (arsenic)
  • Victims: 2 husbands, 1 son, 32 lovers
  • Police found 35 zinc-lined coffins in her wine cellar!
  • Sentenced to life in prison
black widow diana lumbrera
Black Widow: Diana Lumbrera
  • Born in Texas, 1957
  • Active killer, 1977 to 1990
  • Murdered six of her own children
  • Method: Strangulation and suffocation
  • Motive: Profit from life insurance policies
  • Sentenced to life in prison
angel of death terri rachals9
Angel of Death: Terri Rachals
  • Born in 1962
  • Active from 1985 to 1986
  • Nurse, attacked victims between the ages of 3 and 89
  • Method: Injections of potassium chloride
  • Motive: ego, control
  • Acquitted of murder; sentenced to 17 years in prison for aggravated assault
angel of death genene jones11
Angel of Death: Genene Jones
  • Born 1951
  • Active 1978 to 1982
  • Number of victims unknown; believed to be responsible for at least 11 murders and possibly as many as 46
  • Victims were all children and babies
  • Method: lethal injection
  • Motive: ego, power, control
revenge killer martha wise
Revenge killer: Martha Wise
  • The “Borgia of America”
  • Born 1885, active in 1925
  • Murdered three members of her own family: mother, aunt, uncle
  • Method: Poison (arsenic)
  • Motive: Revenge for her family’s opposition to her marriage
  • Sentenced to life in prison
murder for profit madame popova
Murder for Profit: Madame Popova
  • Born in Russia in the 1800s
  • Active from 1879 to 1909
  • Confessed to the murder of over 300 men
  • Method: Poison
  • Motive: Popova ran a business that would “liberate” married women from their cruel husbands, for a modest fee
  • Arrested in 1909 and executed by firing squad
unexplained christine falling
Born in 1963

Active 1980 to 1982

Murdered at least 5 children and 1 elderly man

Method: suffocation

Motive unexplained

Sentenced to life in prison; eligible for parole in 2007

Unexplained: Christine Falling