Thursday, September 22, 2011

Phyllis Wright, Georgia Serial Killer - 1889



FULL TEXT: Augusta, Ga., July 17. – A colored woman named Phyllis Wright, who died here last night, confessed before her death that she had poisoned three men, one a preacher of a colored church.

[“A Poisoner’s Confession.” The New York Times (N.Y.), Jul. 18, 1889, p. 2]

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For more cases of this category, see: Female Serial Killers of 19th Century America (as of January 20, 2014, the collection contains 61 cases)

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