Wednesday, June 22, 2011

The Punctilious Black Widow Serial Killer: Mrs. Pleasant - 1874


FULL TEXT: A Mrs. Pleasant, of Fort Laramie, has sued a paper for saying that she has murdered three husbands, when the fact is she hasn't murdered but two, the third one getting away with a broken rib.

[Untitled, syndicated, Omaha Daily Bee (Ne.), Jan. 3, 1874, p. 2]

Note: Other sources give the location as “Monticello, Iowa.”

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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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