L The List
- 1Between 1989-90, prostitute-turned-killer Aileen Wuornos murdered seven johns who had the misfortune of looking for a little extra-marital action. A minor traffic accident in one her victim's cars led to her arrest and eventual 2002 execution.
(Source)about... age: Died at 46 (1956-2002)
birthplace: Rochester, Michigan, United States of America
cause of death: Lethal injection, Capital punishment
place of death: Florida State Prison, Florida, United States of America
- 2Known as "The Moors Murderer" and "The Most Evil Woman in Britain", Myra Hindley and her lover, Ian Brady, plotted and carried out the rape and deaths of five young children 1963-65 in England. The pair were turned in to the police by Hindley's brother-in-law who had witnessed Brady killing a boy with an axe. Hindley died in prison in 2002 at age 60.
(Source)about... age: Died at 60 (1942-2002)
birthplace: Crumpsall, United Kingdom
cause of death: Myocardial infarction
- 3West, along with her husband, was convicted of murdering 10 young women in 1995. Most of the crimes occurred between April 1973 and August 1979.
(Source)about... age: 62
birthplace: Barnstaple, United Kingdom
- 4Known as the Angel of Death, Gilbert was responsible for three first-degree murders, a second-degree murder and two additional attempted murders when she was a nurse. She killed patients by injecting them with epinephrine. Gilbert is serving a life sentence.
(Source)about... age: 48
birthplace: Fall River, Massachusetts, United States of America
institution: Greenfield Community College
- 5Nannie Doss was a black widow who went through five husbands before being caught and charged with a slew of murders including those of her five husbands, a mother-in-law, her sisters, two of their children, and her own mother. She was never put to death (because she was a woman) and died in prison at age 59 in 1965.
(Source)about... age: Died at 60 (1905-1965)
birthplace: Blue Mountain, Alabama, United States of America
cause of death: Leukemia
place of death: McAlester, Oklahoma, United States of America