Amy Fisher~ The "Long Island Lolita" was the infamous teenager responsible for nearly killing her then-boyfriend Joey Buttafuoco's wife, Mary Jo in 1992. On the afternoon of the shooting she lied when Mary Jo answered the door and told her that Joey was having an affair with her younger sister. When Mary Jo turned away in disbelief, Amy shot her in the head and fled the scene. Fisher was sentenced to serve 7 years in prison for attempted murder.
"Irma Grese, “the Beast of Belsen” (1923-1945) - a former nursing assistant and teenage Nazi SS auxiliary female guard in Auschwitz and Belsen concentration camps. Under the Nazi system, Irma was trained to function as a state serial killer, but in the end began to kill for her own hedonistic needs. She had a dark compulsion to torture and kill inmates in her charge and became so excessively homicidal that even male SS guards began to complain. She was hung by the British on December 13th…
George Junius Stinney, Jr. (1929-1944) the youngest person executed in the U.S. in the 20th century for the murder of two young girls. During the trial, the sheriff testified that Stinney admitted to the murders, but had no written confession. The defense called no witnesses. He was a 5'1", 95 pound, 14 year old, carrying a Bible when he went to the electric chair. The adult sized restraints were too big. When the switch was tripped, the death mask fell revealing tears streaming from his…
Belle Sorenson Gunness (1859-1908?) was a serial killer who had moved from Norway to Chicago in 1881. She killed most of her suitors and boyfriends, and her two daughters, Myrtle and Lucy. She may also have killed both of her husbands and all of her children, on different occasions. Her apparent motives involved collecting life insurance, cash and other valuables. Reports estimate that she killed between 25 and 40 people over several decades. She became known as "Hell's Belle".
Jenny-Wanda Barkmann, 24, female guard at the Stutthof concentration camp, hangs from the neck after being executed for atrocities during her "career." She and several others were hanged near Danzig on 4 July 1946. Barkmann brutalized female prisoners viciously and selected women and children for the gas chamber.
Religious fanatic killed baby daughter by stuffing pages of the Bible into her mouth
Christian fundamentalist Julia Lovemore, 41, killed her daughter Faith by stuffing her mouth with pages from The Bible then dousing her in white spirit and jumping up and down on her body. Julia Lovemore admitted manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility and was detained indefinitely under the Mental Health Act.
The "lovely" Primwaddle Twins, Mort and Harvey, circa 1929. Their mother, Discordia's husband left after seeing the homely pair. Embittered to men, left alone to raise boys, she insisted they were girls, and got away with it home-schooling them for 17 years; until Mort learned otherwise. The teenagers murdered her in her sleep, strangled in chiffon, here eyes gouged out and replaced with doll eyes.
Westley Allan Dodd was a serial killer and child molester from Richland, Washington. Dodd was sentenced to death for molesting and then stabbing to death three children. He also confessed to sexually abusing at least 50 other children from the age of 13 until he was caught in 1989. His execution on January 5, 1993, was the first legal hanging in the United States since 1965.
Genie is the pseudonym for a feral child who spent nearly all of the first thirteen years of her life locked inside a bedroom strapped to a potty chair. She was a victim of one of the most severe cases of social isolation ever documented. Genie was discovered by Los Angeles authorities on November 4, 1970.