Marie Bouriant, 35, murdered five babies between 1864 et 1874, either by neglect, battery or suffocation. Her husband, François Pierre was a farrier. In addition to the killings of children after live birth, she had two abortions. He was sentenced to death at the Bourges Assises on April 24, 1875. The sentence was commuted on June 16, 1875.
For more cases of this type, see Serial Baby-Killer Moms.