Female Killers · Mexico

Lucha libre wrestler arrested for murdering elderly women

January 25, 2006 Mexico City, Mexico Juana Barraza is arrested for the murder of several elderly women A Mexican professional wrestler who wrestled under the name La Dama del Silencio (The Silent Woman), Barraza was arrested in 2006 for the murder of several elderly women, eventually being convicted to 759 years in prison. The estimates… Continue reading Lucha libre wrestler arrested for murdering elderly women

Famous Last Words · Washington DC

FLW: psychic knew death would happen

Famous Last Words Jeane Dixon Washington, DC January 25, 1997 "I knew this would happen." Dixon was a self-proclaimed psychic and astrologer who lent her name to the so-called Jeane Dixon effect, a term coined by mathematician John Allen Paulos to describe a tendency to bolster a psychic's few correct predictions while neglecting to mention… Continue reading FLW: psychic knew death would happen

Female Killers · Momento Mori and Post-mortem Photography · New York

Husband, wife, child buried together after mother kills all 3

January 25, 1894 Auburn, New York Maria Keller, who was later suspected of suffering from an undiagnosed mental illness, shoots her husband in the heart, fatally wounds their infant daughter whose lung was punctured, and shoots herself in the temple Their obituary, published in the Auburn Bulletin on January 26, 1894, reads: Three in one… Continue reading Husband, wife, child buried together after mother kills all 3