Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Elizabeth Wettlaufer, Serial Killer Nurse – Canada, 2016


Elizabeth Tracy Mae Wettlaufer (née Elizabeth Mae Parker; born June 10, 1967) is a convicted Canadian serial killer and former registered nurse who confessed to murdering eight senior citizens and attempting to murder six others in Southwestern Ontario between 2007 and 2016.

~ Murders and assaults

While she was a nurse at Caressant Care, a long-term care home in Woodstock, Wettlaufer began injecting some of the patients with insulin. In some cases, the amount was not enough to kill the patient; Wettlaufer was charged with, and confessed to, aggravated assault or attempted murder for those cases.

Wettlaufer's first assaults occurred sometime between June 25 and December 31, 2007. She confessed that she injected sisters Clotilde Adriano (age 87) and Albina Demedeiros (88) with insulin. While they later died, neither of their deaths was attributed to Wettlaufer. She confessed to two counts of aggravated assault in these matters.

The first case in which Wettlaufer injected a patient with enough insulin to cause their death was on August 11, 2007, when she murdered James Silcox (84), a World War II veteran and father of six. Through March 2014, Wettlaufer also murdered the following patients at Caressant Care: Maurice "Moe" Granat (84), Gladys Millard (87), Helen Matheson (95), Mary Zurawinski (96), Helen Young (90), Maureen Pickering (79).

While at Caressant Care, Wettlaufer also injected Michael Priddle (63) and Wayne Hedges (57) "with intent to murder". She confessed to two counts of attempted murder in these cases. She left employment at Caressant Care in 2014, but in part-time work at other facilities and at patients' homes, she injected three more people with insulin:

• Killed Arpad Horvath (75) at Meadow Park facility in London, Ontario
• Injected Sandra Towler (77) "with intent to murder" at a retirement home in Paris, Ontario
• Injected Beverly Bertram (68) "with intent to murder" at a private residence in Ingersoll, Ontario.

Wettlaufer entered an inpatient drug rehabilitation program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), a psychiatric hospital in Toronto, on September 16, 2016. She confessed to staff about killing and attempting to kill her patients, and CAMH staff notified the College of Nurses of Ontario and the Toronto Police Service of her confession. She then personally emailed the College of Nurses to resign as a registered nurse because she had "deliberately harmed patients in [her] care and [was] now being investigated by the police for same", personally called an investigator from the College, and had CAMH staff fax a four-page handwritten confession. Wettlaufer had confessed to killing patients several times prior to her confession at CAMH, including to a lawyer who advised her to keep it a secret, and was not reported to police.

After providing police with a 2-hour-long confession, Wettlaufer was formally charged with the eight murders on October 25. After further investigation, she was also charged with four counts of attempted murder and two counts of aggravated assault on January 13, 2017. She waived her right to a preliminary hearing, and confessed to all charges in court on June 1, 2017. On June 26, 2017, Wettlaufer was sentenced to eight concurrent life terms in prison, with no possibility of parole for 25 years.

In her confession, she admitted that she "knew the difference between right and wrong" but she was visited by "surges" she could not control. She said, "God or the devil or whatever, wanted me to do it." After one murder, she felt "the surging ... And then [heard her own] laughter afterwards, which was really, it was like a cackling from the pit of hell." She told police she had tried to stop killing, and she had told friends, a former partner and her pastor about the killings, but no one took her seriously.

She was held at the Grand Valley Institution for Women in Kitchener, Ontario.

[Excerpted from Wikipedia]

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Elizabeth Tracey Mae Wettlaufer

Aug. 17, 2007 – James Silcox (84), died.
Dec. 23, 2007 – Maurice (Moe) Granat (84), died.
Oct. 27, 2011 – Helen Matheson (95), died.
Oct. 14, 2011 – Gladys Millard (87), died.
Nov. 7, 2011 – Mary Zurawinski (96), died.
Jul. 14, 2013 – Helen Young (90), died.
Mar. 28, 2014 – Maureen Pickering (79), Woodstock Ontario, died.
Aug. 31, 2014 – Arpad Horvath (75), Meadow Park, London, Ontario, Can., died..
Sep. 20, 2016 – “Toronto's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) alerted Toronto police in September about information provided by the former nurse about the deaths of the patients”
Sep. 29, 2016 – OPP investigation began.
2016 – Elizabeth Wettlaufer arrested.
Oct. 6, 2016 – Wettlaufer, 49, entered into a peace bond.
Oct. 25, 2016 – Wettlaufer was charged in connection with the deaths that occurred between August 2007 and August 2014.

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Poem by Elizabeth Tracey Mae Wettlaufer

Inevitable (circa 2011)

She watches some life drain from the notch in his neck vein.
As it soothingly pools it smothers her pain.
Sweet stiletto so sharp craves another cut.
Obeying a call she moves to his gut.
Blade traces a line from navel to spine
grating on rib bones slicing intestine.

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For more cases, see Sicko Nurses

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Brenda Jacobs, Double Black Widow – New Orleans, 2015


In September 1990 Brenda shot her 39-year old husband Darrell Williams to death in their home on the 2300 block of Dumaine Street. She was sentenced to five years in prison for manslaughter. The victim’s sister, Patricia Jones, told The Times-Picayune in November 2015 that her brother was shot in his sleep by a wife. Brenda had learned that he had gotten another woman pregnant. She was booked for second-degree murder but was offered a plea deal for manslaughter that would allow her to serve only five years in prison.

Brenda remarried to a man named Billie Ray Jacobs It was in late October 2015 that, in the same home, Brenda murdered husband number twwo. This time the murder weapon was a knife. She stabbed Billie Ray’s dogs two, but they did not die. Brenda wrote a note in a spiral notebook found near the body. The note said that she killed her husband and tried to kill their dogs and herself "so that they could be at peace." They had been arguing about money and had been worried about tax debt, fearing the loss of the house.

Again, Brenda, charged with second-degree murder was offered a manslaughter plea, which she accepted. Yet this time she was sebntenced to 30 years in prison.

At the sentencing hearing on July 14, 2017, Brenda Wheeler, sister of Billie Jay Jacobs, said, "We accepted Brenda into our family because Billie loved her and that's what family do. You took your first husband's life, and now you took Billie's, too. It's hard waking up knowing we can't see or talk to him again. His dogs were his everything, and you tried to take their lives, too. My hope is for you to spend all your last days in solitude, thinking about all the lives you've taken."

[Robert St. Estephe, Unknown History of Misandry, Dec. 12, 2018]

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CHRONOLOGY
Sep. 1990 – Husband #1, Darrell (Clarence) Williams, 39, murdered, gunshots.
Sep. 16, 1991 – Brenda pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
Jan. 1992 – sentenced to five years in prison.
Oct. 28 (circa), 2015 – Husband #2, Billie Ray Jacobs, 64, stabbed to death.
Oct. 30, 2015 – body found, Brenda (62) arrested.
Jul. 14, 2017 – pleaded guilty to a reduced count of manslaughter;sentenced to 30 years in state prison.
Brenda (AKA Brenda Washington)

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SOURCES:
Danny Monteverde, Eyewitness News, “Police: Woman has killed two husbands in same Treme house - 25 years apart,” USA Today, Nov. 2, 2015
Ken Daley, “'The hole in me will never close,' says Treme woman convicted of killing 2 husbands “ The Times-Picayune (New Orleans, La.),

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For links to other cases of woman who murdered 2 or more husbands (or paramours), see Black Widow Serial Killers.

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Rodica Negroiu, Black Widow Serial Killer – 1990, France


Rodica Negroiu, a widowed Romanian nurse, born in 1940 (?), arrived in France in 1985.

Husband # 1 –  Her Romanian first husband, Hermann Golstein, aged 50, had died mysteriously in 1982.
Husband # 2 – Soon after moving to France in 1985 Rodica, then 45, married 65-year old Gérard Helluy, meanwhile, married Rodica in 1985. He died in 1988, at age 68 after changing his will in favor of his wife with whom he did not live.
Husband # 3 – Then, at the age of 50, Rodica married 82-year-old Raymond Jactel. He died of a heart attack in 1990. Just two months before his death he sold his house and put 700,000 franks in the bank.

This time an autopsy was performed and two medications were found in the remains: phénobarbital, a barbiturate, and digoxine, at a dosage level three times normal. An investigation ensued and the two first husbands corpses were exhumed. In each digitalis was found.

Iw would be years before she was tried for murder. There was not enough evidence to charge for the first suspected murder, so she was tried for the two other deaths. Rodica Negroiu came to be called "the poisoner of Maxéville" by the press.

In June 1999 Negriou was found guilty of the murders of Gerard Helluy and Raymond Jactel, and sentenced in 1999 to 20 years of criminal imprisonment. She continued to proclaim her innocence after her release from prison in January 24, 2015.

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CHRONOLOGY
1982 – Husband #1, Hermann Golstein, 50, died; digoxine (class of digitalis).
1988 – Husband #2, Gérard Helluy – died, 68; married in 1985; digoxine.
Dec. 14, 1990 – Raymond Jactel, 82, died; digoxine.
Jun. 9, 1992 – Rodica Negroiu est placée en garde à vue et inculpée d’homicide volontaire.
Jun. 21, 1999 – trial begins; convicted of 2 murders; sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Jan. 24, 2015 – released from prison.

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For links to other cases of woman who murdered 2 or more husbands (or paramours), see Black Widow Serial Killers.

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Saturday, December 8, 2018

Frau Wimmer, Serial Baby-Killer - Austria, 1908


FULL TEXT (translated from German): In Achdorf near Landshut, criminal proceedings were initiated against the child care provider Wimmer for “Angel-making.” All twelve of the woman’s children of the have died, as have almost all the children she has adopted.

[Bregenzer Tagblatt (Bregen, Austria), 21. November 1908. p. 3]

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FULL TEXT (translated from German): The foster mother Wimmer in Achdorf near Landshut was arrested for Angel-making. She also poisoned twelve of her own children.

[Engelmacherei. Salzburger Volksblatt. (Salzburg, Austria), 18. November 1908. p. 4]

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FULL TEXT: Gegen die Kinderpflegerin Wimmer in Achdorf bei Landshut wurde das Strafverfahren wegen Engelmacherei eingeleitet. Sämliche zwölf einegen Kinder der Frau sind gestorben, ebenso fast alle von ihr angenommenen Kostkinder.

[Bregenzer Tagblatt (Bregen, Austria), 21. November 1908. p. 3]

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FULL TEXT: Die Pflegemutter Wimmer in Achdorf bei Landshut wurde wegen Engelmacherei verhaftet. Sie hatte auch zwölf eigene Kinder vergiftet.

[Engelmacherei. Salzburger Volksblatt. (Salzburg, Austria), 18. November 1908. p. 4]

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For more cases of “Baby Farmers,” professional child care providers who murdered children see The Forgotten Serial Killers.

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The Good Grief Project


The infamous website, The Good Men Project, whose ironic name really means -- “guide for making the politically incorrect sex into a socially engineered corrected 'gender' along neo-Marxist biology-denialist gynocentric ideological lines" -- has just put out one of its most drearily misandrist posts in its entire nine-year male-bashing history.

Here is the title of this polemical gem (this is not a parody):


And how 'bout that picture of political bio-bot Alexa Occasional-Cortex as a selling point? Top of the trend, n'est pas?

The author is one Tod Evans, a regular GMP contributor who promotes “spiritual ambiguity” (squishy post-modernist New Agey stuff, it would seem) in his dismal columns.

Mr. Evans condescends to explain to his humble (or humiliation-addicted) readers that: “Male toxicity drips from the support beams of our society like soggy mold on a rainy day. Securing any return to a reasonable, balanced civilization while maintaining a male dominant mindset is impossible. There is no road that will lead us to a more evolved planet without some revolutionary changes in our worldview. We need a new map.”

The Rape of Libya – which ended women’s rights and turned the country over to rule by terror, the re-institution of slave markets, and which involved multiple stand-down orders resulting the massacre of US citizens (all of them members of the disposable gender) – was accomplished by Hillary Rodham Clinton (Secretary of State), Susan Rice (Ambassador to the United Nations), Samantha Power (National Security Council). The atrocious story conjures up visions of  the "Three Weird Sisters," the doom-spelling witches of Macbeth.

Or how about the great gynocratic leaders Angela Merkel and Theresa May, whose brilliant leadership achievements include importing rapists who are put on the dole. And then the Lady Leaders spend gobs of citizens’ hard earned money trying to cover up the crimes of the anti-Western (real) rape culture they have initiated.

Yet The Good Man Project remains focused on promoting the dogmas of the Post-Modernist / Frankfurt School Neo-Marxist theories of the condescending authoritarian professors of the new smugocracy. “Good Man” = Good Doggy. Its progressive, you see.

What are females in power like when unchecked by the crippling presence of toxic masculinity? Take a look at Women in Power: Aristocratic Female Serial Killers if you want something eye-opening.

Unlike Tod Evans, we at UhoM believe it is time to be ruled by logic, facts and courage, not by sappy post-modernism or simpleminded “critical theory.”

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The wisdom of Empress Taitu:

  • If you would gain a throne and hold it, fear not to make of human skulls thy stepping stones.
  • As a woman dealing with men, let dissimulation be thy watch-word. Let no man know thy secret thoughts and ambitions.
  • If another woman stand in thy way, take her to thy bosom; if a man, beguile and marry him.
  • Harden thy heart to all pity, all remorse; then shall thy mind and heart be free, without scruple, to gain high aims.
  • A heart that is without tenderness of mercy alone can inhabit a body able to endure and to suffer all.

http://unknownmisandry.blogspot.com/2011/09/taitu-betul-empress-of-abyssinia-serial.html

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The Stranglers : Female Serial Killers


1819 – Ane Nielsdatter – Copenhagen, Denmark – str. w. handkerchief
1847 – Mary Runkle – Whitesboro, Oneida County, New York, USA
1871 – Agnes Norman – London, England – str. w. hands
1883 – “Kakoorgachi Serial Murderess” – Kakoorgachi, India
1896 – Amelia Dyer – Caversham, England – str. w. edging tape (millinery)
1908 – Jeanne Weber – Paris, France – strangle w. hands
1911 – Rachel Lynn – Atlanta, Georgia, USA – str. w. silk cord.
1912 – Maria Reyes – Mexico City, Mexico
1917 – Leopoldine Kasparek – Vienna, Austria – str. w. hands
1930 – Katharina Riefer – Saarbrucken, Rhenish Prussia, Germany
1930 – “Shanghai Female Jack the Ripper” – Shanghai, China (2 victims)
1949 – Martha Beck – Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
1954 – Elsie Rodgers – Burton-on-Kent, Statfordshire, England
1965 – Myra Hindley – Hattersley, England  – str. wr. silk scarf, or ligature
1968 – Mary Bell – Scottswood, England
1980 – Carol M. Bundy – Los Angeles, California, USA
1980 – Stella Williamson – Gallitzin, Pennsylvania, USA
1985 – Rosemary West – Gloucester, England 
1990 – Diana Lumbrera – Garden City, Kansas, USA
2002 – Junko Ogata – Kurume, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan
2006 – Juana Barraza – Mexico City, Mexico – str. w. stethoscope.
2007 – Celine Lesage – Valognes, France

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Frau Feddern, Professional Baby-Killer - 1898, Germany


FULL TEXT (translated from German): In Hamburg, the carpenter's wife Feddern, née Wondra, from Vienna, was arrested on suspicion of being an Angel-maker. In the last few years the woman took care of forty children for a one-off payment, of which twenty-five died after a short time; the remainder were taken from her by the mothers. The incident excites much attention..

[“An Angel-maker.” (Eine Engelmacherin.), Deutsches Volksblatt (Vienna, Austria), 16. Juli 1898. p. 3]

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FULL TEXT: In Hamburg wurde die Tischlersgattin Feddern, geborne Wondra, aus Wien, wegen Verdachtes der Engelmacherei verhaftet. Die Frau nahm in den letzten Jahren gegen einmalige Vergütung vierzig Kinder in Pflege, von fenen fünfundzwanzig nach kurzer Zeit gestorben sind; die übrigen wurden ihr von den betressenden Müttern wieder abgenommen. Der Vorfall erregt Aussehen.

[Eine Engelmacherin. Deutsches Volksblatt (Vienna, Austria), 16. Juli 1898. p. 3]

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For more cases of “Baby Farmers,” professional child care providers who murdered children see The Forgotten Serial Killers.

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