Female Killers · Illinois

Woman killed by partner who wanted to date another

March 15, 2007 Villa Park, Illinois Rebecca Klein (32, pictured) is killed by her romantic partner Nicole Abusharif (28) Klein and Abusharif had been partners for 7 years, though Abusharif began dating another woman for over a year before Klein’s murder. According to the other woman, she was told Klein was simply Abusharif’s roommate while… Continue reading Woman killed by partner who wanted to date another

Female Killers · Maryland · Workplace Violence

Woman killed by co-worker after confrontation about shoplifting

March 11, 2011 Bethesda, Maryland Jayna Murray (30, pictured) is killed by her co-worker, 29-year-old Brittany Norwood Murray and Norwood worked together at a Lululemon store, an athletics apparel retailer known for their high-end yoga pants. According to prosecutors during trial, an argument arose between Norwood and Murray after allegations of shoplifting were raised by… Continue reading Woman killed by co-worker after confrontation about shoplifting

California · Female Killers

Woman decapitates infant’s head on cutting board

March 8, 1943 Los Angeles, California Rosary Shelfo (23, pictured) kills her infant son Ross Shelfo was born on February 21, 1943 to Joseph (26) and Rosary Shelfo (also spelled Shellfo). Almost immediately, Rosary became insistent something was “wrong” with her baby. Joseph’s sister Mary Sidotl later testified Rosary believed “there was something wrong with… Continue reading Woman decapitates infant’s head on cutting board

Female Killers · Germany

Woman shoots man in court accused of assaulting and killing her daughter

March 6, 1981 Luebeck, West Germany Marianne Bachmeier (30) shoots the man who admitted to molesting and killing her 7-year-old daughter Anna On May 5, 1980, Anna Bachmeier skipped school to meet with a classmate friend, though she first visited the apartment of neighbor Klaus Grabowski (35) to play with his cats. Grabowski had been… Continue reading Woman shoots man in court accused of assaulting and killing her daughter

England · Female Killers · Workplace Violence

Woman kills, dismembers employer

March 2, 1879 Richmond, London, England Catherine “Kate” Webster (pictured) kills her employer Julia Martha Thomas Webster, reported to be “about 30 years of age,” had worked as a domestic servant for Thomas (55) since January 1878. The two initially had a good rapport though relations quickly soured. “I found her very trying, and [she]… Continue reading Woman kills, dismembers employer