Woman who had been convicted of the murder of her son and the attempted murder of her fiancé is executed for the murder of her husband

March 30, 1998FloridaJudias “Judy” Buenoano is executed for the murder of her husband On September 16, 1971, James Goodyear died at the age of 37; his cause of death was attributed to pneumonia and heart failure. His wife Judy Goodyear received $33,000 in life insurance benefits as well as $62,000 in indemnity compensation from the…

Woman kills husband as “revenge” for the murder of her lover

February 20, 2016Hobart, IndianaKelly Cochran (33) kills her husband Jason (37) with a lethal heroin injection and by smothering him On February 20, Kelly called 911 to request an ambulance. “I don’t know what’s wrong,” she told the dispatcher. “He’s throwing up. He’s sweating. I need an ambulance right away.” Medics reported Kelly was “disruptive”…

Woman kills husband, children, self

January 18, 1983 Aplington, Iowa Ethel Mae Franken kills her husband and their three children before killing herself Ethel had recently been released from the hospital following five weeks of therapy — which included electroshock treatments — for “a nervous breakdown.” Friends and family later stated Ethel had seemed to be doing well emotionally following…