Thursday, September 22, 2011

Sienna Engelbredht, South African Black Widow Knifed 3 Husbands to Death - 1962



FULL TEXT: Cape Town, South Africa – Sienna Engelbredht, 38, who admitted the fatal stabbings of her first two husbands, was found guilty of homicide in the knifing death of her third husband.

The judge handed out a five year sentence and told her: “You apparently do not believe in divorce but you cannot continue to kill your husbands.” The woman drew suspended sentences in the first two deaths.

[“Can’t Substitute Knife for Court,” (AP), Milwaukee Sentinel, Sep. 26, 1962, part 1, p. 9]

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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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