Saturday, March 2, 2013

Female Serial Killers Executed


Peter Vronsky’s 1997 list of female serial killers includes 27 who were executed: Barfield, Beets, Brinvilliers, Buenoano, Cage, Chesham, Cotton, Dazely, Dean, Deshayes, Dyer, Flanagan, Freeman, Gottfried, Hahn, Higgins, Jegado, Joyce, Lipka, Marek, May, Milner, Rendell, La Tofania, Margaret Waters, Catherine Wilson, Zwanziger.

The following list contains 86 cases of female serial killers who have been executed. An addendum contains cases in which the death penalty was ordered but was either commuted or in which the prisoner is awaiting execution.

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Jan. 69Locusta – Rome – executed by being torn apart by animals.

1587 Walpurga Hausmännin Augsburg, Austria right hand (which had made the oath for licensed midwives), burned at the stake.

Apr. 17, 1635 Elizabeth Evans London, England hanged at Newgate gallows.

1659 – Gratiosa – Rome, Italy – hanged.

Jul. 1659 – Giulia Tofana – Rome, Italy – hanged.

1673 – Louise Mabre, “Murderous Midwife” – Paris, France – was sentenced to be shut up in an iron cage with sixteen wild cats and suspended over a low fire.

Jul. 17, 1676 – Marie-Madeleine-Marguerite d'Aubray, Marquise de Brinvilliers Paris, France – tortured, beheaded, corpse burned at the stake.

Feb. 22, 1680 – Catherine Deshayes “La Voisin,” – Paris, France – at Place de Grève, burned to death publicly.

Mar. 24, 1684 – Elizabeth Ridgway – Leicester-shire, England – burned at the stake.

Oct. 23, 1693 Mary Compton Tyburn, England “executed.”

Jan. 7, 1761 – Dorcas Kelly – Dublin, Ireland – burned, then still alive, hanged.

Jul. 1, 1772 – Luisa de Jesus – Coimbra (Lisbon), Portugal – carried through the streets of Lisbon, whipped, hanged and then publicly burnt.

Jul. 30, 1789 Giovanna Bonanno Palermo, Sicily hanged.

1800s (before 1824) – Mlle. Bonhours (or Bouhours) – Paris France – executed at the age of 22.

Sep. 17, 1811 Anna Maria Zwanziger – Bamberg, Bavaria – beheaded by sword.

1814 – “Malága Black Widow” – Malága, Spain – hanged.

Sep. 16, 1816 – Susannah Holroyd – Lancaster, England – hanged.

Spring 1819 – Ane Nielsdatter – Copenhagen, Denmark – beheaded.

Jun. 22, 1828 – Jane Scott – Lancaster, England – hanged.

Apr. 21, 1831 – Gesche Gottfried – Bremen, Germany – beheaded by sword.

1835 – Margarete Jäger (Joyer, Jager, Jaeger, Jaeyer) – Mainz (Mentz), Swabia (Germany) – sentenced to death on Mar. 24, 1835, presumably executed.

Apr. 10, 1835 – Frances "Fanny" Billing, with Catherine Frary – Norwich, England – hanged.

May 6, 1843 Elizabeth Eccles – Liverpool, England – hanged at Kirkdale Prison.

Aug. 5, 1843 Sarah Dazely Bedford, England hanged.

Aug. 2, 1844 Eliza Joyce Lincoln, England hanged.

Apr. 23, 1845 Sarah Freeman Somerset, England hanged.

May 23, 1845 Elizabeth Reed Lawrenceville, Illinois hanged.

Jul. 29, 1847 – Mary Ann Milner – Lincoln Castle, England – suicide day before execution date (Jul. 30).

1848 – Rose Theyre – Nimes, France – sentenced on Feb.? 1848, presumably executed.

Aug. 14, 1848 Mary May Chelmsford, England hanged.

Aug. 21, 1849 Mary Ann Geering – Lewes Assizes – Norwich, England – hanged.

Sep. 1, 1849 – Rebecca Smith – Devizes, England – hanged at New Prison.

Jul. 8, 1850 – Madame Segard – Nancy, France – guillotined.

Mar. 25, 1851 Sarah Chesham Chelmsford England – hanged at Springfield Prison.

Aug. 8, 1851 Mary Emily Cage Ipswich, England hanged.

Feb. 26, 1852 Hélène Jégado – Rennes, France – guillotined in Champs de Mars.

June 9, 1852 – Margaret C. Waldegrave – Havana, Cuba – hanged.

1854 – Marie Gagey – France – (need confirmation; sentence was carried out according to 2012 source).

Oct. 20, 1862 – Catherine Wilson – London, England – hanged at Newgate Gaol.

Jan. 19, 1866 – Martha Grinder – Pittsburgh, Pa. – hanged.

Oct. 11, 1870 Margaret Waters – County of Surrey, England – hanged at Horsemonger Lane Gaol.

Dec. 3, 1872 Wilhelmina Waltmann (or, Woltman) – Stade, Germany – beheaded with axe.

Mar. 24, 1873 – Mary Ann Cotton – Durham, England – hanged.

1873 Rose Porro & Margarite Coraldi  Naples, Italy – decapitated with axe.

Nov. 30, 1882 – Kathi Lyukas (Nagy) – Stein-am-Anger, Szerdaltely, Hungary – hanged.

Mar. 3, 1884 – Catherine Flannigan and Margaret Higgins Liverpool, England hanged.

Aug. 9, 1886 Mary Ann Britland Manchester, England – hanged at Strangeways Gaol.

Jun. 25, 1889 Sarah Whiteling Philadelphia, Pa.hanged.

Jan. 15, 1894 – Frances Knorr – Melbourne, Australia – hanged.

Oct. 22, 1894 – Martha Needle – Melbourne, Australia – hanged at Old Melbourne Jail.

Aug. 12, 1895 – Williamina “Minnie” Dean Invercargill, New Zealand – hanged at Invercargill Jail, hanged.

Jun. 10, 1896 – Amelia Dyer – London, England – hanged at Newgate Prison.

Mar. 6, 1900 Ada Chard Williams – London, England – hanged at Newgate Prison.

Feb. 3, 1903 Amelia Sach and AnnieWalters London, England – hanged at Holloway prison.

Feb. 3, 1905 – Elisabeth Wiese – Hamburg, Germany – guillotined.

1907 – Ernestine Feige – Metz, Silesia – sentenced to death, presumably executed.

Jun. 23, 1908 – Grete Beier – Brand, Saxony (Germany) – guillotined.

Oct. 6,  1909 – Martha Rendell – Fremantle, Australia – hanged at Fremantle Prison.

1912 Enriqueta Martí – Barcelona, Spain – murdered in prison awaiting execution.

1921 – Ekaterina Pishianova – Russia – survived execution by firing squad by trickery; was captured a second time and then presumably successfully executed.

Jun. 18, 1923 – Sofia Komaroff – Moscow, Soviet Union – she and husband Vasili were executed Jun. 18, 1923 – both shot to death.

Jun. 17, 1929 – Esther Szabo – Szolnok, Hungary – hanged.

1929 – Juliane Lipka – Szolnok, Hungary – sentenced on Dec. 15?, 1929, presumably hanged soon after.

May 6, 1930 Lisa Karl Reims, France hanged.

Jan. 13, 1931 – Marie Kardos – Skolnok, Hungary – hanged.

Jun. 17, 1931 – Christine Chordas – Skolnok, Hungary – hanged.

Dec. 30, 1932 – Daisy De Melker – Pretoria, South Africa – hanged at Pretoria Central Prison.

1933 – Viktoria Rieger – Szegedin, Hungary – sentenced on Jan. 16?, 1933, presumably hanged soon after.

Dec. 7, 1934 – Anna Marie Hahn – Columbus, Ohio – electric chair, Ohio Penitentiary.

1935 – Julianne Nagy – Debreczen, Hungary – sentenced to death, Feb. 5, 1935, presumably hanged.

1935 – Milka Pavlovich – Belovar, Yugoslavia – sentenced to hang on May 19, 1935, presumably executed soon thereafter.

Jul. 16, 1936 – Mary Creighton – Ossining, New York – electric chair, Sing Sing Prison.

Dec. 6, 1938 – Martha Marek – Vienna, Austria – guillotined.

Dec. 13, 1945 Irma Grese Hamelin, Germany hanged.

Apr. 11, 1947 – Louise Peete – San Quentin, California – gas chamber, San Quentin State Prison.

Mar. 8, 1951 – Martha Beck – Ossining, New York – electric chair, Sing Sing prison.

Oct. 11, 1957 – Rhonda Belle Martin – Montgomery, Alabama – electric chair, Kilby Prison.

Apr. 13, 1961Marie Fikáčková – Prague, Czechoslovakia hanged at Pankrác Prison.

Nov. 12, 1984 – Velma Barfield – Raleigh, North Carolina – lethal injection, Central Prison.

June 26, 1997 – Kimberly Lagayle McCarthy – Texas Department of Criminal Justice Huntsville Unit, Huntsville, Tx. – lethal injection.

Mar. 30, 1998 – Judias Welty Buenoano – Starke, Florida – electrocuted.

Jan. 18, 1999 – Dao Ruiying – China.

Feb. 27, 2000 – Betty Lou Beets – Huntsville, Texas – executed by lethal drugs, Huntsville Prison.

Oct. 9, 2002 – Aileen Wuornos – Starke, Florida – lethal injection, Florida State Prison.

Dec. 20, 2010 Mahin Qadiri Qazvin, Iran hanged.

Sep. 27, 2012 – Sachiko Eto – Sukagawa, Japan – Cult exorcism.

• Sentenced to Death but not Executed or awaiting execution •


1851 – Nancy Farrer – Cincinnati, Ohio – sentenced to death; commuted by governor to life.


Sep. 8, 1859 – Polly Frisch – Alabama, Genessee County, New York – commuted by governor to life on Oct. 27, 1859; execution date had been set at Nov. 2, 1869.

1865 – Charlotte Windsor – England – sentenced to death; later commuted to life in prison.

1875 – Marguerite Léris Grieumard - Saint-Vincent, France; 4: husb, d, step-son, other rel.; 19 décembre 1875; Graciée le 29 janvier 1876.

1875 – Bouriant, Marie - Ainay-le-Vieil, France; 5 babies murdered; convicted; 24 avril 1875; Commuted: 16 juin 1875.


Apr. 18, 1884 Angenette Haight sent to hang on Apr 18, commuted by Gov. Grover Cleveland.

1888 – Sarah Jane Robinson – Cambridge, Massachusetts – sentenced to hang, execution date: Nov. 16, 1888, yet efforts were made to have sentence commuted; commuted to life in prison in solitary confinement, Nov. 15, 1890.

Jan. 9, 1892 – Rosalie Schneider – Vienna, Austria – sentenced to death on Jan. 29, 1892; commuted on Mar. 17, 1892.

Mar. 1893 – Sarah Jane Makin – New South Wales, Australia – sentenced to death, commuted to life imprisonment.

Feb. 2, 1895 Marie Therese Joniaux-Ablay Antwerp, Belgium sentenced to death, but it was automatically commuted.

Feb. 28, 1912 – Frieda Trost – Philadelphia, Pa. – sentenced to death, commuted.

Feb. 28, 1914 – Cynthia Buffum – Salamanca, N. Y. – sentenced to death in 1915, retried and given 20 years.

Aug. 10, 1917 – Leopoldine Kasparek – Vienna, Austria – sentenced to death (Aug. 10?), outcome still undiscovered.

Mar. 3, 1921 – Dagmar Overbye – Copenhagen, Denmark – sentenced to death, commuted to life imprisonment.

Apr, 28, 1926 – Antoinette ScierriNimes, France – sentenced to death, commuted to life in prison.

1937 – Moulay Hassen (Oum-el-Hassen, or Umm-el-Hassan, alias Léonie Vallon) – sentenced to death by guillotine in Fez, Morocco. It was discovered in Dec. 1938, that in Nov. 1937 her execution was staged and falsely reported as the result of her great political influence and that she was alive and soon to be released from prison.

May 8, 1949 – Irmgard Swinka  – Bonn, Germany  – sentenced to death, commuted to life imprisonment.

Oct. 15, 1953 – Caroline Grills – Sydney, Australia – sentenced to death, commuted to life in prison.

Mar. 30, 1958 – Mary Elizabeth Wilson – Leeds, England – condemned to death, commuted.

Oct. 14, 1958 Anjette Donovan Lyles – Macon, Ga. – sentenced to death, commuted.

1962 – Ekaterini Dimetrea – Nafplio (“Nauplion”), Greece – given 4 death sentences; outcome not yet determined.

1980 – Laverne O’Bryan – Louisville, Ky. – sentenced to death plus a 20 year prison term, later the convictions were overturned.

Jan. 18, 1981 – Blanche Taylor Moore – Alamance Cty, N. C. – sentenced to death, but not executed.

1987 Chen Kao Lien-yen – Taipei, Taiwan; 7 children, cyanide pills

Aug. 31, 1989 – Cynthia Coffman  – San Bernardino, Ca. – sentenced to death with crime partner James Marlow on Cynthia Coffman and James Marlow were sentenced to death on August 31, 1989 in San Bernardino, California.

1990 – Johnson, Martha – Clayton County, Ga., sentence to death “commuted to life on appeal.”

April 18, 1991 – Dorothy Williams – Chicago, Illinois – sentenced to death, still waiting execution as of 2012.

1992 – Celeste Carrington – East Palo Alto, Cal – sentenced to death on Nov. 23, 1994; death sentence upheld on Jul. 28, 2009.

1994 – Carolyn Ann King Lebanon City, Pennsylvania  – execution stayed March 2000; Nov. 30, 94 was to be execution date in pa.; as of Aug. 2013, prosecutors still seek execution.

1996 – Anjanabai Gavit & daughters: Renuka Kiran Shinde,  Seema Mohan GavitPune, Kolhapur & Nashik, Maharashtra, India – commuted?

2004 – Le Thanh Van – Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – sentenced to death.

Sep. 28, 2005 Junko Ogata – Japan  Fukuoka, Kyodo, Japan – sentenced to death; Sep. 28, 2005, commuted to life on Sep. 26, 2007.

2010? – Lin Yuru – Taiwan – sentenced to death, commuted to 3 life imprisonments.

Mar. 30, 2012 K. D. Kempamma Bangladore, India sentenced to death, awaiting execution.

Apr. 13, 2012 Kanae Kijima – Tokyo, Japan – sentenced to death.

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NOTE: The reports stating that Lucretia "Patty" Cannon (USA; arrested 1829) either was executed or committed suicide are not supported by the evidence.

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