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Female Criminals, Murderers, Rapists, Kidnappers and Thieves A - Z

An Alphabetical List of Female Criminals Profiled on Crime & Punishment


Andrea Yates Found Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity
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Susan "Sadie May Glutz" Atkins
Manson Family Member, Murderer
Susan "Sadie" Atkins is a former member of the Charles Manson family. She swore before a Grand Jury, that under the direction of Charlie Manson, she stabbed actress Sharon Tate.

Suzanne Basso
Kidnapper, Murderer
Basso kidnapped a 59-year old retarded man and brutally beat him with various items resulting in his death.

Kenisha Berry
Baby Killer
Berry brutally suffocated her 4-day-old baby boy.

Linda Carty
Kidnapper, Murderer
Carty hogtied a woman who had a three-day-old baby, taped a bag over her head and suffocated her.

Lynette Alice "Squeaky" Fromme
Mason Family Member, Attempted Assassination
Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme became the voice of cult leader, Charlie Manson, when he was sent to prison. She also pointed a gun at President Ford, for which she is now serving a life sentence.

Cathy Lynn Henderson
Baby Killer, Kidnapper
Henderson was convicted in the abduction and murder of a 3-month-old baby boy she was babysitting.

Brittany Holberg
Robber, Murderer
Holberg robbed and murdered an 80-year-old man, striking him with a hammer and stabbing him nearly 60 times.

Karla Homolka
Rapist, Torturer, Murderer
Karla Homolka, one of Canada's most horrific female convicts, has been released from prison after serving a 12-year sentence for her involvement in drugging, raping, torturing and killing young girls over a decade ago. The dead teens included her own young sister who she was offered to her boyfriend as a gift.

Stacey Lannert
On July 4, 1990, Stacey Ann Lannert, age 18, shot and killed her father, Tom Lannert, as he lay sleeping in the family's St. John, Missouri, home. In her statement to the police Stacey claimed that her father had sexually abused her. She was later found guilty of first degree murder of her father and sentenced to life in prison

Kimberly McCarthy
McCarthy stabbed a 70-year-old woman repeatidly resulting in her death.

Blanche Moore
Moore had a bad habit of poisoning the men in her life with arsenic. She is currently on death row for killing a boyfriend.

Frances Elaine Newton
Child Killer, Murderer
Newton shot and killed her husband, her seven-year-old son and her 21-month-old daughter for insurance money.

Carlette Parker
Kidnapper, Thief, Murderer
Parker kidnapped an 88-year-old woman, withdrew money from her account, pepper-sprayed her, then drowned her in a bathtub.

Darci Pierce

Fetus Theft, Murderer
Darcie Pierce lied to her family and friend about being pregnant. When it came time for her to have her pretend baby, she murdered a pregnant woman and took her unborn child.

Darlie Routier
Child Killer
Darlier Routier sits on death row in Texas for the murder of her children. Many questions have come up since her trial. Was she railroaded? You decide.

Felecia Scott

Fetus Theft, Murderer
Felecia Scott thought having a baby with her new boyfriend would help seal the relationship, but she couldn't get pregnant. Her solution? Murder a pregnant woman and steal her baby.

Erica Sheppard
Robbery, Murderer
Sheppard wanted her victim's car, so she slashed her throat with a knife five times and beat her with a statue.

Christina S. Walters
As part of a gang-initiation, Walters randomly selected three teenaged girls and shot them. Two of the girls died, one survived.

Andrea Yates
Child Killer
A profile of Andrea Yates, her life, her marriage to Rusty Yates, and the tragic events that led up to her drowning her five children.

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