Who Are the Most Famous Female Serial Killers?

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When we read about serial killers in the news or in history books, the stories typically revolve around male criminals. While men do make up the majority of serial killers, plenty of women have committed similar crimes.

Two examples of such women are Gwendolyn Graham and Cathy Wood, whom officials believe killed five elderly women while working at the Alpine Valley nursing home in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Graham was sentenced to life imprisonment, while Wood was given 20-40 years; her release date is set for June 6, 2021.

Click through to learn about some more famous female serial killers.