Thursday, September 22, 2011

“Kursk Female Serial Killer” – Russia, 1907

EXCERPT: All over Russia similar leniency is being shown. The worst instance took place in Kursk. A woman poisoned three of her admirers in succession, after robbing them of everything they possessed. On the ground of “unstrung nerves” she was let off with a sentence of 18 months.

[“Politicians Hung; Criminals Freed. – Offenders in Russia Pardoned for Every Crime Except Political Activity.” The Pittsburg Press (Pa.), Jul. 7, 1907, p. 9]


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