List of Deadly Women episodes

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Deadly Women is an American television series that first aired in 2005 on the Discovery Channel, focusing on female killers. It was originally a mini-series consisting of three episodes: "Obsession," "Greed" and "Revenge". After a three-year hiatus, the show resumed production in 2008 and began airing on the Investigation Discovery channel as a regularly scheduled series. The series is produced in Australia by Beyond International.

Deadly Women TV series (2005)[edit]

Each of the three original episodes covered the cases of various groups of women who were united by the central theme of the episode. These three episodes of the show were narrated by Marsha Crenshaw.

Episodes[edit]

  • Ep = Episode number within the season
  • No. = Overall episode number

Season 1: 2005[edit]

Ep No. Title Directed by: Written by: Original air date
11"Obsession"Chris ThorburnTBAFebruary 8, 2005 (2005-02-08)
Elizabeth Báthory was a Hungarian noblewoman in the 16th century. According to legend, Báthory murdered as many as 650 young women, because she believed that drinking their blood would preserve her youth. Báthory, who became known as the "Blood Countess", was imprisoned in 1609.
In Romania during the 1920s and 1930s, Vera Renczi poisoned her husbands, lovers, and her son with arsenic before placing their bodies in zinc-lined coffins in her wine cellar.
In New Orleans during the early 19th century, French socialite Delphine LaLaurie beat, tortured, and performed medical experiments on slaves in the basement of her mansion.
In the state of Washington, Linda Burfield Hazzard, a quack doctor and a self-proclaimed "fasting specialist", believed she could heal her patients through exhausting diets and starvation. Hazzard's practice of starvation resulted in the death of a visiting English heiress in 1911 and many others. Linda died by using the fasting diet on herself in 1938.
22"Greed"Chris ThorburnTBAFebruary 15, 2005 (2005-02-15)
In the early 1900s, on a small farm in La Porte, Indiana, Norwegian immigrant Belle Gunness used strychnine to poison her boyfriends before feeding their remains to the hogs. Gunness's motive was to collect life insurance, cash and other valuables from her victims.
Between 1907 and 1917, in Windsor, Connecticut, nursing home proprietor Amy Archer-Gilligan purchased life insurance policies on her elderly residents before poisoning them with arsenic.
In Cordele, Georgia, in the 1960s, Janie Lou Gibbs poisoned her three sons, her grandson, and her husband for the purpose of collecting life insurance.
During the 1880s in Liverpool, England, sisters Catherine Flannigan & Margaret Higgins poisoned their family members in an attempt to claim insurance payouts. The two sisters became known as "The Black Widows of Liverpool". Catherine and Margaret were executed by hanging in 1884.
33"Revenge"Chris ThorburnTBAFebruary 22, 2005 (2005-02-22)
In 2000, Katherine Knight, who has borderline personality disorder, stabbed her partner before dismembering him and using parts of his body to cook a stew; Knight was later sentenced to life imprisonment.
Blanche Taylor Moore used arsenic poisoning to kill people close to her for over 20 years. She repeatedly poisoned her boyfriend, Raymond Reid. She was later sentenced to death.
In 1955, bar hostess Ruth Ellis shot her boyfriend, David Blakey, to death after he punched her in the stomach and caused her to miscarry. She was the last woman to be executed in the United Kingdom.
The Lainz Angels of Death murdered at least 38 of their patients between 1983 and 1989 by morphine overdose or by forcing water down their lungs.

Deadly Women TV series (2008–present)[edit]

Deadly Women resumed production of Season 2 in 2008, with slight changes. There is a new narrator, Lynnanne Zager, and each episode now features three cases instead of four.

Episodes[edit]

  • Ep = Episode number within the season
  • No. = Overall episode number

Season 2: 2008–09[edit]

Ep No. Title Directed by: Written by: Original air date
14"Thrill Kills"John MavetyPaul HawkerDecember 24, 2008 (2008-12-24)
Melinda Loveless – In 1992, she kidnapped, tortured, and murdered a 12-year-old in Madison, Indiana, with the help of 3 other schoolgirls. She was sentenced to 60 years in prison.
Brenda Spencer – In 1979, when she was sixteen years old, Spencer opened fire on a schoolyard in San Diego, killing two and wounding nine. She told a reporter that she did it because she did not "like Mondays" (the case inspired the song "I Don't Like Mondays" by Irish punk rock group The Boomtown Rats). She was sentenced to 25 years to life. Spencer has been denied parole four times.
Tracey Wigginton – In Brisbane, Australia, in 1989, an obsession with the occult culminates in a murder. Wiggington was sentenced to life in prison, but was released on parole on January 11, 2012.
25"Fatal Attraction"John MavetyPaul HawkerDecember 31, 2008 (2008-12-31)
Diane Downs – On May 19, 1983, in Springfield, Oregon, Downs shot her three children, killing one of them. She was pursuing a romantic relationship with a married man who didn't want children and refused to leave his wife. She was sentenced to life imprisonment.
Martha Wise – In Medina County, Ohio in 1925, Wise, who was mentally ill, poisoned three of her family members to death and injured more than a dozen with arsenic. She was sentenced to life in prison and died in 1971.
Valerie Parashumti and Jessica Stasinowsky – On December 18, 2006, in Perth, Australia, the couple drugged, bludgeoned, and strangled their 16-year-old flatmate Stacey Mitchell to death, after only knowing Stacey for three days. Both women pleaded guilty and were sentenced to 24 years in prison.
36"Twisted Minds"John MavetyPaul HawkerFebruary 28, 2009 (2009-02-28)

Sylvia Seegrist – Driven by a rage from untreated schizophrenia, Sylvia Seegrist opened fire on innocent shoppers in a Philadelphia-area mall in 1985. She has three consecutive life sentences.

Christina Marie Riggs In 1997, in Sherwood, Arkansas, Riggs smothered her own children in 1997 and attempted suicide afterwards. Riggs was executed in May of 2000.
Bobbie Sue Dudley – In St. Petersburg, Florida, Dudley (a registered nurse with Münchausen syndrome by proxy) murdered twelve nursing home residents by overdosing them with insulin injections. She was found guilty of second degree murder and was sentenced to 65 years in prison, but died in prison during her sentence.
47"Dark Secrets"John MavetyPaul HawkerMarch 8, 2009 (2009-03-08)
Judy Buenoano – Over a twelve-year period, the Starke, Florida-based serial killer murdered her husband and son and attempted to murder a second husband to claim on insurance policies she had set up in advance. Buenoano would be executed in March of 1998.
Eugenia FalleniBorn a woman, but living as a man under the name "Harry Crawford" in conservative turn-of-the-20th century Sydney, Australia, Falleni killed her partner, Annie Birkett, in 1917 to keep her true gender concealed. She also attempted to murder Annie's son, also named Harry. She was sentenced to death in 1920, but was released from prison after 11 years and lived the rest of her life as a cisgender woman.
Genene Anne Jones – In Kerrville, Texas, the pediatric nurse killed as many as 46 infants left in her care between 1980 and 1982. She was originally given a 99-year sentence. However, due to developments in the case since this episode originally aired, she may be released as early as 2018. UPDATE: In April 2018, a judge denied a request to dismiss five new murder indictments against Jones.
58"Bad Medicine"John MavetyPaul HawkerMarch 23, 2009 (2009-03-23)
Beverley Allitt – In 1991, the British nurse murdered four children and injured five others by injecting them with insulin or potassium, causing cardiac arrest. Allitt has to serve a minimum of 30 years.
Stella Maudine Nickell – In 1986, the Seattle-based nurse poisoned her husband and an innocent shopper by planting cyanide-laced pain-relief capsules on drug store shelves in a intricate plan to cash in her husband's life insurance policies. Nickell has a 90 year sentence.
Kathleen Folbigg – On a killing spree that lasted from 1989 until 1999, the Australian serial killer murdered four of her children by suffocating them. She is serving a 30 year sentence.
69"Predators"John MavetyPaul HawkerApril 1, 2009 (2009-04-01)
Aileen Carol Wuornos – The famed Monster serial killer shot and killed seven men in Florida between 1989 and 1990. Wuornos was executed in October of 2002.
Dorothea Puente ran a boarding home and preyed on her guests in Sacramento during the 1980s. Puente was accused of poisoning her victims, stealing their Social Security checks, then burying seven of their bodies in her backyard. Puente is sentenced to life in prison and maintained that she was innocent until her death on March 27, 2011.
Anna Marie Hahn, a German immigrant, killed fellow Germans in Cincinnati during the 1930s. Hahn poisoned her victims and stole money from them, killing five people. She was executed in December of 1938.

Season 3: 2009 -10[edit]

Ep No. Title Directed by: Written by: Original air date
110"Young Blood"John MavetyTBASeptember 21, 2009 (2009-09-21)

Mary Bell – Bell strangled 4-year-old Martin Brown to death on May 25, 1968, just one day before her 11th birthday, in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom. Two months later, at age 11, Bell murdered 3-year-old Brian Howe with her friend Norma Bell (no relation). Norma was acquitted, but Mary was convicted and sentenced to life in prison; however, she was released in 1980 at age 23.
Holly Harvey – In Fayette County, Georgia, troubled teen lovers Holly Harvey and Sandra Ketchum are forbidden from seeing one another by Holly's grandparents. Holly resents her grandparents and their strict rules, and with the help of Sandra, the two teens decide to murder the elderly couple by stabbing them to death in 2004. Both girls are sentenced to life in prison.
Paula Cooper – In Gary, Indiana, Cooper and her friends robbed 78-year-old Bible teacher Ruth Pelke under the pretense of asking for Bible lessons. Upon allowing the girls into her home, Ruth Pelke is brutally stabbed to death by Paula Cooper, in 1985. Paula was sentenced to death, later commuted to 60 years behind bars.

NOTE: In 2015, Cooper committed suicide after being released for nearly two years.
211"Blood for Money"John MavetyTBASeptember 28, 2009 (2009-09-28)

Eva Coo / Martha Clift – In 1934, they drove Henry Wright, a coworker and disabled man she vowed to take care of, to an isolated location in Oneonta, New York. There, Eva bludgeoned him with a mallet and Martha ran over him with a car. Coo and Clift's motive for murder was simply to collect the life insurance that had been purchased on Wright. Clift's confession saved her from the death penalty and she received 13 years in prison. Coo was executed by the electric chair in June 1935.
Celeste Beard – In Austin, Texas, Beard conspired to murder her husband, a retired television executive and self-made multi-millionaire, in order to get his $50,000,000 fortune, with her lover Tracey Tarlton, whom she manipulated to shoot her husband. Beard maintained her innocence and will be eligible for parole on April 1, 2042 at the age of 79.
Sarah Makin – In Australia during the 19th century, Sarah and her husband John murdered innocent infants while collecting money from the children's mothers, relocating often to avoid detection. Sarah was sentenced to life in prison, was released in 1911. Makin passed away on September 13, 1918 at the age of 72. John was hanged on August 15, 1893 at the age of 48.

NOTE: Tarlton was released from prison in August 2011.
312"The Disturbed"TBATBAOctober 5, 2009 (2009-10-05)
Jane Toppan – In Cambridge, Massachusetts, a nurse who murders at least 31 of her patients in a sadistic fashion for sexual pleasure. She was found not guilty by reason of insanity and was committed to an insane asylum.
Dana Sue Gray – In 1994, Gray killed three women and severely injured another in Chowchilla, California due to a craving for power, thirst for cash, and hatred of her mother. She was sentenced to life without parole.
Christine Falling – In Perry, Florida, the 17-year-old unstable babysitter betrayed parents' trust by suffocating the children that she was supposed to protect during 1980 to 1982. She was sentenced to life without parole for at least 25 years.
413"Behind the Mask"James KnoxTBAOctober 12, 2009 (2009-10-12)
Helen Golay and Olga Rutterschmidt – The two Hungarian immigrants aged in their seventies killed two homeless men for insurance money in Santa Monica, California. Both women are serving life without parole.
Betty Lou Beets – In Gun Barrel City, Texas, Beets murdered two husbands, and tried to kill two other husbands before burying them in her yard. She was executed on February 24, 2000.
Kimberly Michelle "Kim" Hricko – In 1998, while Hricko was living in Talbot County, Maryland, she set her loving husband on fire to hide her affair with another man on a romantic getaway. She was sentenced to life plus 30 years in prison.
514"Forbidden Love"James KnoxTBAOctober 19, 2009 (2009-10-19)

J.R. Richardson – In Medicine Hat, Alberta, "J.R.", age 12, and her 23-year-old boyfriend brutally slaughtered her parents and brother, Marc, Debra and Jacob Richardson, so they can run off together.[1] J.R. was given a 10-year sentence.
Sharee Miller – The businesswoman from Flint, Michigan used the Internet as a tool to manipulate her lover, police officer Jerry Cassaday, into killing her husband, Bruce, in 1999. Cassaday committed suicide and Sharee's sentence was life without parole.
Kristin Rossum – The Memphis, Tennessee based toxicologist murdered her husband to hide her affair with her boss and addiction to crystal meth in 2000, staging the murder as a scene from the movie American Beauty. She is serving life without parole.

NOTE: Richardson completed her sentence and was released from prison in May 2016.
615"Hearts of Darkness"James KnoxTBAOctober 26, 2009 (2009-10-26)
Winnie Ruth Judd – In 1931, Judd impulsively murders her friends after fighting over a man, Jack Halloran, and has them cut up with the intention of dumping their remains in the Pacific Ocean. Some speculate Jack Halloran helped her dismember the friends. She died in 1998 after being released in 1971.
Carolyn Warmus – The New York City resident and teacher preferred that her men were married. In 1989, Carolyn becomes involved with Paul Solomon, who was already married. Being fed up him having yet not divorced his wife, she shot his wife nine times. Carolyn's sentence was 25 years to life.
Daphne Antranette Wright – In Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Wright butchered another deaf woman, Darlene VanderGiesen, with a chainsaw, whom she suspected was sleeping with her ex-girlfriend in 2006. Her sentence was life without parole.
716"Evil Influence"TBATBANovember 2, 2009 (2009-11-02)

Myra Hindley – In the middle of the 1960s in the United Kingdom, Myra and her sadistic boyfriend Ian Brady murdered five children, burying their victims in the couple's favorite place – the English moors. The couple was sentenced to life in prison, and Myra died in prison on November 15, 2002.
Susan Atkins, Patricia Krenwinkel and Leslie Van Houten – In August 1969, the three women slaughtered seven prominent people, including pregnant actress Sharon Tate, in the Hollywood hills. All three women were disciples of infamous cult leader Charles Manson. Initially sentenced to death, the group's sentence was commuted to life in prison. Charles Manson died in prison in November 2017. Susan Atkins died on September 24, 2009 and Krewinkel and Van Houten were denied parole multiple times as they "pose a danger to the public".
Tania Herman – In 2005 in Australia, Herman killed Maria Korp, the wife of her lover Joe Korp, because Joe had asked her to do so.

NOTE: Herman would be released from prison in 2014, while Brady would die in prison in May 2017.
817"Fatal Obsession"TBATBANovember 9, 2009 (2009-11-09)
Lisa M. Montgomery – In 2004 in Melvern, Kansas, she faked a pregnancy, and to avoid being exposed, she murdered a pregnant woman so she could steal her unborn baby. The baby survived and was safely returned to her father when police caught Montgomery the next day at her home. Montgomery received a death sentence.
Pauline Parker and Juliet Hulme – The best friends were so obsessed with each other and their fantasy world, they killed Parker's mother in Christchurch, New Zealand to protect their friendship in 1954. They were arrested and since they were too young to face the death penalty, they each served five years, and were released separately.
Catherine Birnie was hopelessly in love with a sexually sadistic serial killer and became one herself, the two killed four people in 1986. Both were sentenced to four terms of life imprisonment. David died in 2005.
918"Lethal Lovers"TBATBANovember 16, 2009 (2009-11-16)

Rosemary West – In a period spanning almost 30 years, West and her husband raped, tortured and murdered at least 11 women in the United Kingdom before burying them under their backyard. Fred committed suicide. Rosemary was sentenced to life in prison.
Martha Beck – On Long Island, Beck helps her boyfriend trick women, and three lives (two women and a toddler) are cut short as a result. Martha Beck was executed in the electric chair on March 7, 1951. Her execution was one of the most gruesome in history, requiring four applications of electricity before she was pronounced dead.
Erika Grace Sifrit – goes to Ocean City, Maryland with her husband, invites a couple back to her condo, and murders them together with her husband. Erika is sentenced to life in prison, and her husband Benjamin is sentenced to 38 years.

NOTE: Erika and her husband filed for divorce, which was granted in August 2010.
1019"Mothers Who Kill"James KnoxTBANovember 23, 2009 (2009-11-23)
Waneta Hoyt – In Richford, New York, Hoyt kills her babies and blames sudden infant death syndrome for the deaths to gain sympathy from other people. Later in her life, she confesses to the murders and was sentenced to 75 years to life in prison, but died in 1998.
Andrea Yates –Driven by postpartum psychosis, the Houston woman drowns her five children in 2001. Yates was originally sentenced to life in prison, but at her second trial, she was found not guilty by reason of insanity. She was admitted to a Texas mental health facility.
Susan Smith drowned her sons because her lover did not want children. Susan pretended that her children were kidnapped for nine days. Susan received a life sentence with a possibility of parole after serving 30 years.
1120"Born Bad"James KnoxTBANovember 30, 2009 (2009-11-30)
Gertrude Baniszewski – In 1965 in Indianapolis, Bansizewski, who was poverty-stricken, tortured and murdered 16-year-old Sylvia Likens and got her children to help do the dirty work. She received a life sentence, but was paroled after serving 20 years and died of cancer in 1990.
Antoinette Renee Frank was a killer cop in New Orleans who shot a fellow officer and two owners of a Vietnamese restaurant she helped guard at nighttime with her boyfriend Rogers Lacaze in 1995. Antoinette and Rogers both have death sentences.
Sharon Kinne traded her life as a suburban mom in Independence, Missouri for a life of crime; killing her husband, a lover's wife, and a lover, and still may be among us today after fleeing her 10 year sentence in a Mexican prison in 1969.
1221"Lethal Vengeance"James KnoxTBADecember 5, 2009 (2009-12-05)
Sarah Marie Johnson – At the age of 16, she shot both of her parents in Bellevue, Idaho because they would not let her see her 19-year-old illegal immigrant boyfriend, only to receive two life sentences.
Piper Rountree – The narcissist would not rest until her ex-husband was in the grave for leaving her, killing him in 2004 by traveling from Texas to Virginia. She was sentenced to life.
Christa Pike – The devil-worshiping Knoxville, Tennessee student, convinced that college classmate Colleen Slemmer was trying to steal her boyfriend, cut Colleen over 300 times and bludgeoned her with a rock before taking a piece of the skull as a trophy with the help of her boyfriend and a friend in 1995. She became Tennessee's youngest death-row inmate and continues to await execution.
1322"Blood Lines"James Knox & John MavetyTBAFebruary 1, 2010 (2010-02-01)

Barbara Opel – In a 2001 murder that took place in Everett, Washington, Opel talked children (including her own daughter, Heather) into brutally murdering a helpless old man who generously helped them during trying times. Heather was sentenced to 22 years and Barbara to life without parole.
Kate Bender – The Wild West murderer was prepared to help her family of serial killers, killing lodgers and robbing them. She would flirt and talk to the victim while one of the male family members whacked the victim from behind with a hammer; Kate would then kill them by slitting their throats. It is unknown what happened to the Benders.
Sante Kimes – The grifter led her son Kenny into a life of crime in Oklahoma City, and they left a trail of frauds, scams, bills, and bodies behind them. Sante was sentenced to 125 years in prison and Kenny was sentenced to 120 years.

NOTE: Sante died in prison on May 19, 2014.

Season 4: 2010[edit]

Ep No. Title Directed by: Written by: Original air date
123"An Eye for an Eye"James KnoxTBAAugust 12, 2010 (2010-08-12)

Karla Faye Tucker – The angry and vengeful drug addict and prostitute used a pick axe to murder her friend's abusive boyfriend and a woman he was having a one-night stand with in Houston. Upon being sentenced to death, however, she experienced a profound spiritual change that transformed her and other people who came into contact with her. Pope John Paul II, among many other spiritual leaders and lay people, requested her sentence be commuted to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Then-Governor George W. Bush refused to do so, thus making her execution one of the most controversial in United States history. She was executed in February of 1998.
Jessica McCord – She lured her ex-husband and his wife into a trap where her current husband would shoot them both in Hoover, Alabama. Jessica and Jeff both receive life in prison.
Clara Harris – Responds to her husband's ongoing affair with his receptionist by attacking them in Nassau Bay, Texas at a four-star hotel and running over him with her car in the parking lot. Her sentence was a 20 year sentence with a $10,000 fine.

NOTE: Harris was released from prison in May 2018.
224"Outlaws"James KnoxTBAAugust 19, 2010 (2010-08-19)

Griselda Blanco – The infamous drug lord had roughly 100 people murdered by her hand or her order during the Drug Wars in Miami, but outdid herself by putting a contract on one of her hitmen and killing his 2-year-old son by mistake in a drive-by. Blanco received a ten-year prison sentence.
Barbara Graham – Pistol-whipped a lonely widow to death in Oakland, California, turning what was supposed to be a robbery into a murder. She was executed in 1955.
Juanita Spinelli – A woman who proclaimed herself to be the "Queen of Thieves" fostered young teens and taught them to become her henchmen, but when they accidentally kill an innocent man, she murdered one of her helpers to keep him from talking. Spinelli was executed in 1941 at the age of 52.

NOTE: Blanco was murdered in a shooting on September 3, 2012.
325"Fortune Hunters"James KnoxTBAAugust 26, 2010 (2010-08-26)
Jill Coit – Married a man for his money, but when he learns she has been married 11 times he divorces her, and she then ends the relationship (along with his life) for good with a gun. Coit got life without parole.
Marjorie Ann Orbin – After the former exotic dancer got all she ever wanted from her wealthy husband in Phoenix, Arizona, she shot and dismembered him, and then disposed of his body in the desert. Orbin faced a death sentence, but instead received life without parole.
Barbara Stager – The caring, church-going lady from Durham, North Carolina shoots her sleeping husband after he discovers that she is greedy, an adulteress and a liar. An identical "accident" with her previous husband and tape recordings by her fearful husband ultimately gave her away. Barbara Stager was sentenced to death and then her sentence was commuted to life. She was denied parole in March 2009.
426"Dangerous Liaisons"TBATBASeptember 2, 2010 (2010-09-02)
Caril Fugate – A rebellious teenager and her out-of-control boyfriend go on a cross-country killing spree that leaves 11 people dead. But whether she is an innocent hostage as she claims to be or a willing accomplice remains in dispute. Fugate received a life sentence and her boyfriend was executed in the electric chair in 1959.
Valmae Beck – A sexually sadistic alcoholic, willingly lures a 12-year-old girl in Noosa, Queensland into a deadly trap to satisfy her sexual desires and her husband's. Beck received a life sentence, but died in 2008. Her husband is currently serving two life sentences with no parole.
Ashley Christine Humphrey – Ashley stalks and kills her husband Tracey's ex-girlfriend Sandee to prevent her from pressing rape charges against him in Pinellas Park, Florida. Ashley was found guilty of second degree murder and was sentenced to 25 years. Tracey will spend the rest of his life in prison.
527"Till Death Do Us Part"TBATBASeptember 9, 2010 (2010-09-09)

Mary Winkler – A preacher's wife, Winkler shoots her sleeping husband in Selmer, Tennessee, claiming she was subjected to physical, sexual and emotional abuse. After a trial that gained national attention, her sentencing would become one that would divide the nation. She was charged with manslaughter and now is released and has full custody of her three daughters.

Rebecca Salcedo – Married a socially awkward rich man for his money and after learning she would only get a few thousand dollars by divorcing him, she created a sinister plan to take him for all he had. Salcedo will spend the rest of her life in prison.
Betty Broderick – A native from Eastchester, New York helped put her husband through law school and gave him four beautiful children, then she soon discovers her husband is having an affair. After divorcing Betty, Dan and his new wife are granted custody of the kids. Betty decides to shoot and kill them both as they sleep in their mansion. Guilty of second degree murder, her sentence was 32 years to life.
628"Master Manipulators"TBATBASeptember 16, 2010 (2010-09-16)
Sharon Nelson – Married a man for his money, drained his bank accounts, turned to her secret lover, and talked him into killing her husband before moving on to another man.
Virginia Larzelere – A seductress got every man she came into contact with (including her own son) tangled in a web of lust and greed, which allowed her to hire a hitman to shoot her husband in the middle of the day in his dental office. She was sentenced to death in 1993, but in August of 2008, her sentence was commuted to life in prison.
Sheila LaBarre – Inherited her husband's farm in Epping, New Hampshire and enticed young men to help share the work and her bed. Only after moving in with her did Sheila reveal her monstrous nature and she ultimately lured at least two men to a fiery grave. LaBarre's plea of not guilty by reason of insanity was rejected and she received a life sentence without parole.
729"The Sacred Bond"James KnoxTBASeptember 23, 2010 (2010-09-23)
Theresa Knorr – In Sacramento, California, Knorr was driven by a series of deadly delusions to kill two of her daughters in a story so grotesque that detectives did not believe it until two Jane Doe cases confirmed the story as told by her lone surviving daughter. Knorr is currently serving two life sentences. She will be eligible for parole in 2022. Terry Knorr died in December 2011.
Debora Green – Fueled by a potent cocktail of prolonged alcohol abuse, intense anger problems and unstable mental health, Green set her Prairie Village, Kansas house on fire and killed two of her three children (one girl escaped through her bedroom window) to get back at her husband for leaving her.
Diane O'Dell – Had a series of bad relationships and was often pregnant; but if the father was not around for the birth, Diane made it a habit to smother the infants to death and place their body in a box in Safford, Arizona. This happened on three separate occasions and it was not until decades later when everything was exposed. Diane was sentenced to life in prison, with the possibility of parole in 2029.
830"Beyond Suspicion"James KnoxTBASeptember 30, 2010 (2010-09-30)
Tillie Gburek – In an attempt to gain power and respect, Gburek portrayed herself as a fortune teller in Chicago who predicted when people would die. To make her predictions come true, her clients were given her signature hearty stew that was laced with arsenic. She remained undetected for years and could have killed as many as 20 people. She was arrested and found guilty for the murder of her third husband and died in prison in 1936.
Beth Carpenter – A lifetime over-achiever and fresh out of law school, Carpenter was determined to take custody of her niece in East Lyme, Connecticut, but the judge granted custody to her sister Kim and Kim's partner Buzz. Taking the law into her own hands, out of anger she and her boss hired a hit-man to kill Buzz for $5,000.
Caroline Grills – Inherited her mother-in-law's beautiful home by killing her via food laced with thallium (rat poison), but she enjoyed it so much that she killed two more relatives over a nice cup of tea. Grills was sentenced to life imprisonment and died in 1960.
931"In Cold Blood"James KnoxTBAOctober 7, 2010 (2010-10-07)
Wendi Mae Davidson – Killed her husband by injecting him with drugs that were normally used to euthanize animals.
Anu Singh – An Australian law student was a suicidal and delusional young woman obsessed with her body more than her fiancé, Joe. While hosting a suicide dinner party[clarification needed], she drugged Joe's drink with rohypnol and injected him with heroin the next day, killing him. Singh was sentenced to ten years in prison, but was released early in 2001.
Lynn Turner – A black widow married two police officers while working as a dispatcher. When she got bored with her husbands, she simply killed them by poisoning them with ethylene glycol-based antifreeze hidden in a bowl of Jell-O. Turner died in prison in August 2010 from an apparent suicide by poison.
1032"Under His Control"TBATBAOctober 21, 2010 (2010-10-21)
Jennifer Reali – Was with a man who used seduction and Bible passages to convince her to murder his wife, painting the murder as an act of mercy because his wife had lupus.
Bonnie Heady – Alongside her boyfriend Carl, abducted a 6-year-old boy in Kansas City, Missouri by posing as his aunt and they held him at ransom for $600,000. Even after his parents sent the money, they killed the boy to keep him from revealing their identities. Both were arrested and executed in the gas chamber in 1953.
Dawn Silvernail – In Poughkeepsie, New York, Fred Andros convinced his lover Silvernail to kill the woman whom he made her have sex with while videotaping the affairs.
1133"Secrets and Lies"James KnoxTBAOctober 28, 2010 (2010-10-28)
Anjette Lyles – Was a lively, successful restaurateur in Macon, Georgia who was secretly obsessed with black magic and when relatives got in the way of what she wanted, she would simply kill them. Two husbands, a mother-in-law and her young daughter all died of arsenic poisoning at her hands.
Susan Grund – In Peru, Indiana, Grund desires to be sexually desired by men and come across as a devoted, classy wife did not mix. When her husband Jimmy became aware of her actions, he soon died after being shot. She was jailed for it, but there is still a dispute as to who the perpetrator really is. Grund's sentence was 60 years and she maintains that she is innocent.
Audrey Marie Hilley – Secretly used arsenic to kill her husband in Anniston, Alabama and her daughter barely escaped a similar fate. Marie soon was on the run; she moved to a different area and used two different identities to cover up her tracks and remained undetected for years.
1234"Love Gone Wrong"TBATBANovember 4, 2010 (2010-11-04)
Christine Paolilla – Under the influence and with her boyfriend Christopher Snider, Paolilla murders her four best friends in a robbery gone wrong in Houston and remained on the loose for years. Even during that time, however, she was not exactly free as she was being haunted by her murdered friends. She faced the death penalty but since she was 17 she received 40 years to life, and will be eligible for parole in 2046 at age 60. Snider committed suicide.
Penny Boudreau – A Clark's Harbour resident realized that her boyfriend was sick of her arguments with her 12-year-old daughter, so he said "either she goes or I go". Upon saying that, he meant that she must go to live with her father, but Penny strangled her daughter. She was found guilty of second degree murder, and has a 20 year sentence with no chance of parole.
Jennifer Hyatte – Fell in love with a prisoner while working as a nurse in Kingston, Tennessee and they got married. After her husband's latest parole hearing, she showed up at the courthouse with a gun and shot a guard to free her husband. On the run, they saw a news story at a hotel, revealing that the guard died on the way to the hospital and that branded Jennifer and George as murderers. Both people involved faced the death penalty, but were sentenced to life without parole.
1335"A Daughter's Revenge"TBATBANovember 11, 2010 (2010-11-11)
Nicole Kasinskas – The straight-A student from Nashua, New Hampshire fell for a guy who soon drove a wedge between her and her mother, who until that point, was the most important person in her life. After being denied permission to live with her boyfriend, they punished her mother by bludgeoning and stabbing her to death. Nicole was sentenced to forty years in prison while her boyfriend was sentenced to life.
Constance Kent – In 19th century Great Britain, Kent was furious at her father for cheating on her dying mother with the governess, Mary, whom he marries after Constance's mother died and had a young son with. She got revenge towards Mary and her father by slashing the throat of her young half-brother and disposing of him in an outhouse. She later confessed to a priest and was arrested and sentenced to life in prison, but was released in 1885 and became devoted to the church.
Belinda Van Krevel – After her brother was arrested for viciously murdering two people, Van Krevel blamed their father for treating them badly and when her brother got a life sentence, Belinda took revenge by having her brother's best friend murder her father in Wollongong, New South Wales. Belinda was sentenced to six years imprisonment, but was released after serving three. However, she was arrested, again for stabbing her boyfriend.
1436"Love Sick"TBATBADecember 9, 2010 (2010-12-09)
Lisa Michelle Lambert – Was furious at the fact that her boyfriend Lawrence raped 16-year-old Laurie Show, but blamed the victim rather than the perpetrator. Lisa Michelle became obsessed with stalking young Laurie and ended her life by setting a trap to lure Laurie's mother out of the house and then cutting Laurie multiple times in her own bedroom in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Lisa was found guilty of first degree murder and was sentenced to life in prison.
Daphne Abdela – Lived near the Dakota in New York City and had an alcohol problem at 15 years old. Alongside her boyfriend, Christopher Vasquez, she stabbed a regular drinking buddy in excess of 40 times and dumped him in water near Strawberry Fields in Central Park. Daphne plead guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced to 10 years in jail.
Sarah Kolb – In East Moline, Illinois, befriended the new girl in town, Adrianne Reynolds, who was in awe of Sarah's boldness. However, when both girls were interested in the same boy, Sarah murdered Adrianne, having a friend chop her up and burning the body. Kolb received 48 years for murder and five years for concealment.
1537"Married to Murder"TBATBADecember 16, 2010 (2010-12-16)
Amy Bosley – Was caught embezzling millions of dollars in Campbell County, Kentucky and was so consumed by greed, she killed her husband and staged a break-in while hiding the money somewhere. Her plan to get away with murder backfired, but the money remains hidden.
Joyce Chant – Chant and her sons were suffering at the hands of a controlling, abusive husband and father in Revesby, New South Wales. To escape the madness, she shot her husband and then chopped him up.
Michelle Michael – Married her husband Jimmy for his money and for image in Morgantown, West Virginia, so when he discovered she was having an affair with another man, she went from devious to diabolical. Instead of divorcing him, she turned to murder.
1638"Teen Killers"TBATBADecember 23, 2010 (2010-12-23)
Chelsea Richardson and Susanna Toledano – Killed Chelsea's boyfriends' parents so they would all inherit the large Mansfield, Texas house and the family's money. Chelsea played mastermind and organized everything; Susanna did the killings to protect the only real friends she had. Susanna testified against Walsmley and Richardson, getting a 30 year sentence with the possibility of parole in 2034. Walmsley received a life sentence; barring a successful appeal, Andrew will be eligible for parole in 2044. Richardson was sentenced to death; In December 2011, her sentence was commuted to life in prison.
Sandra and Beth Andersen – The Brampton sisters drugged their mother and drowned her in the bathtub in for her money. Both women have served their prison sentences.
Penny Bjorkland – From Daly City, California, Bjorkland had no history of violence or behavior problems, yet she fantasized what it would be like to shoot someone and she made her fantasy come to life when a man offered her a lift one day and she emptied her pistol twice over by shooting him. She was released in the mid-1960s.

Season 5: 2011–12[edit]

Ep No. Title Directed by: Written by: Original air date
139"Deadly Women: Killer Countdown Special"TBATBAJuly 22, 2011 (2011-07-22)
FBI Profiler Candice DeLong counts down the 10 Deadliest Women featured on the show in seasons 2–4 as determined by viewer votes on Investigation Discovery's website. The special featured clips from these deadly women's segments as they went along. The results were as follows: 10. Myra Hindley, 9. Caril Ann Fugate, 8. Lisa M. Montgomery, 7. Christa Pike, 6. Sarah Makin, 5. Betty Lou Beets, 4. Rosemary West, 3. Griselda Blanco, 2. "J.R."/"J." Richardson, and 1. Gertrude Baniszewski in that order.
240"Twisted Thrills"TBATBAJuly 29, 2011 (2011-07-29)

Christina Walters – In Fayetteville, North Carolina, this 20-year-old defied the odds by becoming a gang leader and attempted to earn the Crips' tear tattoo under an eye, meaning they have killed. As a deadly initiation, Christina and her gang kidnapped three women in two separate abductions and shot them like lambs to the slaughter. The seemingly senseless murders would have remained unsolved if it were not for one thing – one woman was still alive. Walters was sentenced to death, later in December 2012, her sentence was commuted to life without parole.
Judith Neelley – At age 15, she married her husband Alvin, and they immediately began a crime spree. After being released on armed robbery charges, Judith and Alvin commit the most heinous of crimes by abducting, raping, torturing and murdering two women, one of them a 13-year-old girl in Fort Payne, Alabama. One extraordinary breakthrough led to an eyewitness confession and one detail ultimately led to their arrest. Both Neelleys were sentenced to death, which later was commuted to life. Alvin died in prison in 2005.

Irene Maslin – Irene gladly planned to help kill her friend's on-again-off-again boyfriend by injecting him with battery acid. That did not work, so she ordered a young man to bludgeon him with a baseball bat and when that did not work, she finishes the job by placing a grocery bag over his head and suffocating him to death. Maslin is now released from prison.
341"Loathe Thy Neighbor"TBATBAAugust 5, 2011 (2011-08-05)

Tiffany Cole – In Jacksonville, Florida, Tiffany Ann Cole, her boyfriend, Michael Jackson, and friends, Bruce Nixon and Alan Wade kidnapped and buried alive an elderly couple who had helped care for her as her father was dying from terminal cancer and stole their money. Upon their arrest and conviction, Jackson, Cole and Wade were all sentenced to death and Nixon, who agreed to lead authorities to the gravesite and testify against his cohorts, is serving 45 years.
Shonda Dee Walter – Seeking initiation into the notorious street gang, the Bloods, Shonda Dee Walter butchered a Pearl Harbor survivor with an ax without mercy in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. Walter received a death sentence, and in August 2016, her sentence was commuted to life without parole.

Melissa Huckaby – The bipolar Sunday School teacher drugged her young daughter's 8-year-old friend out of jealousy and raped her using a rolling pin in Tracy, California. She faced a death sentence; instead, she was sentenced to life with no parole.
442"Hearts of Stone"TBATBAAugust 12, 2011 (2011-08-12)

Lydia Sherman – A mother and wife laced food and drinks with arsenic in Burlington, New Jersey, killing three husbands and all of her children. Sherman got a life sentence.
Paula Sims – A young mother murdered her two young daughters in Brighton, Illinois, but let her son live due to her personal view that the girls were unwanted. Sims is not eligible for parole.

Velma Barfield – During the 1970s, under the influence of serious drugs, she played caretaker while secretly killing people with arsenic. Away from the drugs, she became the 'angel of death row' before being executed in November of 1984.
543"Kill Their Own"TBATBAAugust 19, 2011 (2011-08-19)

Darlie Routier – Jealous of the attention given to her children, a Rowlett, Texas housewife stabbed two of her sons and staged a break-in to get that attention back. She now awaits execution on Texas' death row.
Frances Elaine Newton – In 1987, Frances cold-heartedly shot her husband and two young children for life insurance money. She was executed in September of 2005 by the state of Texas.

Susan Diane Eubanks – In San Marcos, California, convinced that all men are liars and cheats, Susan got revenge against her ex-husbands by shooting and killing her four sons in the order that they came into her life. She was sentenced to death in California.
644"To Love and to Murder"TBATBAAugust 26, 2011 (2011-08-26)

Louise Peete – A Southern belle shot and killed multiple partners, leaving a trail of blood and bodies behind her before the state takes her life in the gas chamber.
Jane Dorotik – Instead of divorce, horse owner Jane Dorotik chose to murder her husband so she would not have to share the money she planned on using for her own ranch. Dorotik is serving a 25 year sentence.

Teresa Lewis – Teresa and two secret lovers shot her husband and his son for life insurance in Danville, Virginia, but they did not plan it well – her husband was still alive when the police arrived, and his dying testament was a clue as to who was responsible. Teresa was executed by the state of Virginia on September 23, 2010.
745"Kill for Cash"TBATBASeptember 2, 2011 (2011-09-02)

In order to kill her father through a hitman, Marjorie Diehl-Armstrong coerced an acquaintance to rob a bank for her under the pretense that he was a hostage and had a bomb around his neck, although he was unaware that the bomb was real. Armstrong was sentenced to life and died in prison in 2017.
Rosie Alfaro stabbed her friend's 9-year-old sister over 50 times in Anaheim, California to rob the house and trade the items and money stolen in exchange for drugs and booze. Rosie is sentenced to death.

To inherit her kind neighbor's farm in Nowra, New South Wales, Kim Snibson brutally murdered the couple and got two men to do the work for her. She is serving life in prison.
846"Breaking Point"TBATBASeptember 9, 2011 (2011-09-09)

Amber Cummings, a woman from Belfast, Maine, shot her abusive, white supremacist, child-pornography-watching, Nazi-obsessed husband to save her daughter from being sexually assaulted. Afterward, the authorities discovered that her husband had been planning a terrorist attack at the inauguration of then President-elect Barack Obama, and that Cummings might have saved not only her daughter, but also the President. Cummings did not serve time in prison.
In 1879, maid and thief Kate Webster murdered her employer, Julia Martha Thomas, and disposed of the body by dismembering and boiling it. She was executed by hanging. Thomas' skull remained undiscovered for 130 years.

Sick of constantly having to care for her terminally ill husband, and greedy to get his life insurance, Wendi Andriano gets impatient waiting for her husband to die and speeds things up by killing him herself. Andriano was sentenced to death.
947"Love to Death"TBATBASeptember 16, 2011 (2011-09-16)

Self-proclaimed voodoo queen Josephine Gray terrified her husbands and killed them in Baltimore, but due to lack of evidence, locking her up called for some very drastic actions. Gray eventually got 40 years in prison without parole.
Elisa McNabney and Sarah Dutra have a bond so strong that it left Elisa's husband the third person in his marriage. Money and pure selfishness motivated them to execute Larry. Elisa committed suicide in prison and Sarah was released from prison.

In Melbourne, Australia, Peter Shellard gave his girlfriend Shirley Withers everything including her own boutique, money and a nice house. Shirley repaid him by hiring two drug addicts to murder Peter and stage it like a sex game gone wrong. Withers got a 13 year sentence with no parole in nine years for manslaughter.
1048"Sacrifice Their Blood"TBATBANovember 4, 2011 (2011-11-04)

Robin Lee Row needed money to pay off her excessive spending. Her solution was to set her Pocatello, Idaho house on fire with her husband and two kids inside. But her watertight alibi led police on a wild goose chase for clues and a conviction – leading to dark secrets from her past and only one way to expose her. Row was sentenced to death.
Marybeth Tinning of Duanesburg, New York loved the attention she receives after her third child died of meningitis as a baby. To keep receiving that attention she quietly killed her other eight children over a span of years. She was seen as a woman with a series of unfortunate events, until she went one step too far by smothering an adopted child. Tinning got a 20 years to life sentence; after being denied parole several times, she was eventually released in 2018.

To make sure she did not lose her kids to her husband in a custody battle in Northridge, California, alcoholic con-artist Cora Caro got revenge on her unfaithful husband (both were seen as caring Christians) by shooting their three eldest sons and attempted suicide by shooting herself in the mouth, barely surviving it. Caro awaits her execution.
1149"Deadly Possession"TBATBANovember 11, 2011 (2011-11-11)

Rachel Wade and Sarah Ludemann engaged in an online battle for the affections of a boy in Pinellas Park, Florida and the battle entered the real world. When Sarah took one risk too many by confronting Rachel, Rachel was armed with a knife and used it to effectively kill Sarah. Wade is serving a 27 year sentence.
Caroline Young was so upset at the thought of losing her grandson to his biological father, she stabbed both her grand-kids (ages 6 and 4) and also stabbed herself (but survived) – all while her grandson's mother was watching. She was sentenced to death and died in prison.

Elizabeth "Ma" Duncan of Carpinteria, California had only one man who had always stuck by her – her son Frank – and was jealous of any other woman who entered his life. So when Frank married his pregnant girlfriend (who helped nurse Elizabeth back to health after attempting suicide) in a private ceremony, Elizabeth taunted them with phone calls, had the marriage annulled by impersonating Frank's wife, and hired two amateur criminals to kidnap and kill Frank's pregnant wife and their unborn child. Elizabeth was sentenced to death and was executed in the gas chamber in 1962.
1250"An Inconvenient Marriage"TBATBANovember 18, 2011 (2011-11-18)

After learning her first husband had an illegitimate child, Raynella Dossett Leath began to control every aspect of her new husband's life in Knoxville, Tennessee, including his death when she was overcome by greed. Leath received 51 years to life in prison. Soon afterwards, another shocking secret was revealed.
In Las Vegas, Margaret Rudin was sick of her husband wasting all of his money on alcohol, guns and sleeping with other women and decided to shoot and dismember him before going on the run. She soon discovered that her efforts were for naught, as her husband had changed his will and completely disinherited her. Rudin was eventually caught and received a life sentence with possibility of parole after serving 20 years.

In Millsboro, Delaware, Linda Lou Charbonneau got sick of her first husband and married his nephew; when neither man's financial status met Linda's satisfaction, her solution was to kill both of them. She was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
1351"Sins of the Sister"TBATBANovember 25, 2011 (2011-11-25)

Sarah Mitchell of Oakland, California lived rent-free in the house of her hard-working, well-to-do older sister Stevie. When Stevie cut her off after learning Sarah had been stealing money and writing checks in her name, Sarah's plans go from devious to diabolical by killing, dismembering and re-emerging from a fire as her sister. Mitchell is not eligible for parole.
Two twins, wholesome schoolteacher Peggy Lowe and flashy, audacious nurse Betty Wilson found themselves caught in a web of deception and mystery after a man they both met murdered Betty's ailing husband (a well loved eye-doctor whom Betty married for money) and claimed they both made him do it. The truth was one that shook Huntsville, Alabama to its core. Despite Peggy believing that her sister was innocent, Betty was sent to spend the rest of her life in prison.

Kathleen Worrall had a hormonal disease, but the medicine caused weight gain, so she stopped taking it. As a result, the tiniest things set her off and one mistake led to her stabbing her younger sister Susan. Kathleen died in prison.
1452"Pleasure from Pain"TBATBADecember 2, 2011 (2011-12-02)

In 1760s London, respected midwife Elizabeth Brownrigg secretly abused her servants and ruthlessly tortured, beat and starved them. It was not until one girl was found dying from numerous open sores that this woman was finally unmasked and she is branded a monster for centuries to come. She was put to death by hanging.
Kerry Lyn Dalton discovered that, while she was in jail, her flatmate, Irene May, sold some of her belongings to pay for crystal meth, which both women took. Kerry, high on meth, responded by torturing Irene to death via everything from electrocution to stabbing to bludgeoning. Dalton remains on death row.

In turn-of-the-century Australia, Martha Rendell moved in with her lover, who leaves his wife for her but keeps their kids. Martha seemed to have jumped out of a Grimm's fairy tale as a wicked stepmother – she made the children ill and pretended to swab their throats with medicine, which was really hydrochloric acid. After Martha killed three of her stepchildren, a fourth escaped and exposed Martha as a heartless sadist who got sexual pleasure from their suffering. She was executed by hanging.
1553"Lethal Love"TBATBADecember 9, 2011 (2011-12-09)

Susan Wright was supposedly abused and controlled by her husband, Jeff, who spent days having affairs with strippers and using drugs while Susan raised their two young kids in Houston. Susan did not believe in divorce and felt the only way out was murder. Wright's sentence was 25 years but was reduced to 20 years.
In Memphis, Alice Mitchell had plans of moving to Boston with her lover Freda Ward and living as a married couple disguised as a man, but when Freda's family stopped those plans dead in their tracks and forbade her to see Alice, an obsession began leading Alice to destroy the one she cherished most.

Larissa Schuster from Clovis, California was many things – a biochemist, an over-achiever and a bully. She carried on affairs behind her husband's back and when he left the family home, instead of continuing her affairs, she permanently dissolved their marriage by dissolving Tim's body in a blue barrel of acid in the garage. Schuster and her accomplice James Fagone received life with no parole.
1654"Baby-Faced Killers"TBATBADecember 16, 2011 (2011-12-16)

Within hours of meeting in juvenile detention, troubled teens Cindy Collier and Shirley Wolf began to plan a life together and step one in the plan included killing somebody at random. Their victim of choice: a trusting old lady with whom they spent hours chatting about her family before stabbing her.
In Norfolk, England, Lorraine Thorpe saw a father figure in a 41-year-old in her group of alcoholics. He violently beat his girlfriend and eventually killed her, and Lorraine happily participated; when Lorraine's father learned of the murder and became suspicious, they killed him too.

Courtney Dunkin was adopted by her grandparents in Marlin, Texas and after her grandfather died, got into the goth movement, which did not mesh with her grandmother's Christianity. After Courtney's boyfriend broke up with her, Courtney plotted to kill him and then escape to Mexico with a friend, but the one obstacle to her plan was her grandmother, and so she drugged her with a spiked milkshake and then shot her to death after kissing her goodnight. In October 1995, she is found guilty of capital murder and sentenced to 40 years in prison, available for parole in May 2034.
1755"Senseless Slayings"TBATBADecember 30, 2011 (2011-12-30)

Tina Powell and LaFonda Foster were drunk and high when they go on a killing spree, taking five friends hostage and killing them all in different ways. The night proved to be the deadliest in the history of Lexington, Kentucky.
Melinda Harmon-Raisch was a housewife in Olathe, Kansas who fell for a student at a nearby college. She had her lover murder her husband so they could be together and they framed two black people. The two went on to marry other people and the secret was hidden for a decade.

After losing her husband and two sons in the Melbourne, Victoria gang wars, crime family queen and professional thief Judy Moran tried to execute her brother-in-law.
1856"Lover's Revenge"TBATBAJanuary 6, 2012 (2012-01-06)

Jane Andrews was appointed the wardrobe specialist for Sarah, Duchess of York, but was fired. After losing her job, her only connection to the high life of England was her boyfriend. When he broke things off, she murdered him in his bed. Sentenced to life imprisonment, Jane was paroled in June 2015.
Shana Parkinson had a volatile temper that prompted her husband to leave her for another woman. She stabbed him and his new fiancee to death. However, she got caught quickly due to an unlikely eyewitness who saw the murders unfold. Shana got a life sentence with 27 years minimum.

17-year-old Texan Jennifer Bailey was in a relationship with Paul Henson, a pagan who introduced her to Satanism. When Jennifer's mother, Susan, forbids her to see Paul, they murdered her and then fled to Canada, making it as far as South Dakota before they were caught. Both are serving 60-year sentences.
1957"Deadly Delinquents"TBATBAJanuary 13, 2012 (2012-01-13)

Kirsten Costas reminded her classmate Bernadette Protti of everything she wanted, but could never have. The solution to the problem was to annihilate the source of the pain by stabbing Kirsten to death. Bernadette served a seven-year sentence in juvenile hall and is now a free woman.
Karen Severson and Laura Doyle were friends with Missy Avila since grade school, but as they grew older, the friendship dissolved. On the pretense of wanting to reconcile with Missy, Karen and Laura took her into the woods, beat her up, cut her hair and drowned her in the lake. The crime was unsolved for years until an unexpected confession appeared as if out of nowhere. Sentenced to 15 years to life, both Karen and Laura were free on parole as of December 2012.

Kelly Fuller (age 18) was enraged at 15-year-old Jessica Lang, who was her ex's new girlfriend. Jessica, who was more interested in her apprenticeship and family than any boy, paid for her friendliness with her life after Kelly decided to end the source of jealousy permanently by stabbing her almost 50 times. Kelly is serving 11 years to life.
2058"Match Made For Murder"TBATBAJanuary 20, 2012 (2012-01-20)

When Patricia Robinson-Olsen had money problems, she resorted to soliciting her teenage son Christopher into shooting her second husband Neil to death, and then attempted to have him take the fall. Patricia got life without parole and Christopher's sentence was 30 years in prison.
French immigrant Valerie Pape was a hair salon owner and a Scottsdale, Arizona socialite with an abusive husband, Ira Pomerantz. When Valerie had had enough of her husband's abuse, she turned to murder, then dismembered his corpse. His torso was found in a dumpster behind a supermarket, but the rest of his remains have never been found. Pape was given a 16-year sentence and is eligible for release in 2018.

Jean Lee was a young Australian woman who became involved with two petty criminals and then turned to a life of crime. While attempting to rob an elderly man, he wound up dead. Jean confessed to her involvement hoping for a light prison sentence, but instead, she and her conspirators were executed in 1951. Jean's sentence ignited public outrage against the death penalty and she became the last woman hanged in Australia.
2159"Killer Kids"TBATBAJanuary 27, 2012 (2012-01-27)

Spending most of her life in expensive British boarding schools, American teen Elizabeth Haysom was an honor student who had plans to study the arts, but her parents did not support her ambitions. Her life subsequently went off the rails, and Elizabeth, who blamed her parents for all of her troubles, got her boyfriend to destroy them both. Both Elizabeth and her boyfriend, Jens Söring, are serving life sentences.
Heather D'Aoust was the 15-year-old adopted daughter of a loving couple, but had depression and bipolar disorder and was briefly institutionalized. After she was caught engaging in sexual activity with a female friend, she decided to kill her mother with a claw hammer. She pled guilty to second-degree murder and got 16 years to life.

Nikki Reynolds grew up happy and wholesome, but that changed when she was dumped by her boyfriend. After Nikki spread false rumors that she was pregnant, her mother sought psychological help and constant arguing drove a wedge into the family. Planning to kill both parents, Nikki stabbed her mom fatally, but was too broken up to finish the job and turned herself in. Her sentence was 34 years, eventually reduced to 21 years.

Season 6: 2012–13[edit]

Ep No. Title Directed by: Written by: Original air date
160"Hunting Humans"TBATBAAugust 17, 2012 (2012-08-17)

Suzan Carson and her husband Michael – both of whom are mentally ill and abuse drugs – have a list of people they think are witches that they wish to exterminate, and they go on to viciously murder three people. Both are serving 75 years to life.

14-year-old Chelsea O'Mahoney becomes involved in a gang where she and three friends attack eight people in one night while videotaping the encounters; one man dies at their hands. O'Mahoney received an eight year prison sentence and her comrades received twelve years.

In February 1980, Bob Banks and Bob Skeens give Pamela Perillo and her boyfriend James Briddle a place to live and money in exchange for helping around their apartment. Sadly, they make a big mistake as one morning Pamela and James rob their hosts, strangle one Bob to death, eat the coffee and donuts that he had brought for them, and suffocate the other Bob.[2] Both are sentenced to death; Briddle was executed in 1995 and Perillo's sentence was later commuted to life plus 30 years.
261"Parents Peril"TBATBAAugust 24, 2012 (2012-08-24)

Missing her mother's companionship, high school student Marie Robards poisons her loving father to move back in with her mom. She keeps it a secret for a year until her college roommate recites Claudius's guilt monologue from Hamlet, causing her to break down.

The ways of wild, promiscuous "jazz baby" Dorothy Ellingson don't mesh with those of her old-fashioned parents who try to keep her from partying. Enraged at her parents and desperate for freedom, Dorothy shoots her mother in the head and goes partying afterwards. In prison, she appears to change her ways and begins to give lectures to teenagers on the dangers of delinquency.

Brigitte Harris visits her sister and is surprised to see that also visiting is their child molester father who had been living in Liberia for several years. After he announces that he plans to return to Africa with his granddaughter; Brigitte handcuffs, suffocates and castrates her father to save her niece from a dreadful fate.

All three women are released from prison.
362"Insatiable Greed"TBATBAAugust 31, 2012 (2012-08-31)

After Dena Thompson attempts to murder her new third husband with the lure of sex, he barely survives and she gets three years in jail. Police eventually discover she's a murderer after finding large amounts of poison in the exhumed body of her second husband. She is given a minimum 16-year sentence.

Turn of the century Chicago wife/necrophile Louise Vermilyea uses arsenic to murder two husbands, five stepchildren and two other men for years before getting caught. She manages to escape prison by using the poison to harm herself and spends the rest of her days paralyzed.

Brookey Lee West was raised with her father teaching her Satanism, witchcraft and violence, while her mother engages in numerous affairs and neglects her and her brother. As an adult, the hatred planted in Brookey's childhood leads her to gag her now needy, elderly mother with a grocery bag, stuff her into a trash can and put it into storage where it remains undisturbed for three years.[3] She is serving life without parole.
463"Matriarchs of Murder"TBATBASeptember 7, 2012 (2012-09-07)

Frances Creighton resorts to poisoning her relatives with arsenic when they no longer become of use to her. After being acquitted of murdering her own brother, Frances moves to New York and begins an affair with a married man. Her lover's wife is a gossip who threatens to tell the neighbors about Frances' dark past, and Frances decides to silence her permanently. This time, she is convicted and sent to the electric chair.

Betty Neumar had five husbands – four of whom died suspiciously while married to Betty. For decades, no one connects any of the deaths until a cold case investigation reveals Betty's murderous deeds. She dies in 2011 before facing trial.

72-year-old Millicent Cumberbatch and her husband Stanley were married for 38 years, but their union wasn't always a happy one. After a formal separation and her husband's year-long affair, a scorned and heartbroken Millicent decides to end their marriage, permanently. Her sentence is 111/2 to 15 years.
564"Web of Death"TBATBASeptember 14, 2012 (2012-09-14)

Elisa Baker has her online lover/husband and his young daughter move from Australia to North Carolina to be with her. Elisa takes delight in torturing her stepdaughter Zahra, who earlier survived bone cancer that left her almost deaf and took one of her legs. Zahra eventually dies and Elisa dismembers her body. Baker's sentence is 18 years in prison.

Della Sutorius comes off as a sweet, charming and beautiful woman to the men who fall in love with her, but her true colors come out after the weddings. She turns out to be a greedy, violent monster whose five husbands end up either on-the-run, abused, or (in the last husband's case) murdered for money. Sentenced to 23 years to life, Della dies in prison in November 2010.

Sandy Cain leaves her life in New York to be with a bounty hunter husband named Frank in Las Vegas, whom she meets over the Internet. However, after they marry, Frank is revealed to be manipulator who gave Sandy nothing she had been hoping for. Feeling fed up due to his betrayal, she shoots him and tries to save herself by trying to make it look like a self-defense attempt gone wrong. Sandy pleads guilty to second-degree murder and gets 10 to 25 years.

For these deadly women, seeking love and companionship would involve trapping their victims in a tangled web of death.
665"Murder of Innocence"TBATBASeptember 21, 2012 (2012-09-21)

Theresa Riggi's lack of trust in others leads her to isolate her children from society and have complete control over them. Furious at this, her husband gets four-hour visitations every week upon divorcing her and when he tries to apply for full custody, she stabs all three children and makes an unsuccessful attempt to commit suicide. Sentenced to 16 years, Theresa died in custody in March 2014 of a suspected suicide.

Elise Ledvina is known in Milwaukee as a caring Catholic mother who values setting a good example, but secretly battles with intense delusions due to schizophrenia. Convinced she's a bad mother and that this world was a bad place for her two sons, the voices in her head drive her to bludgeon them with a baseball bat; her elder son is saved due to his father's intervention, but the younger son dies. She is acquitted by reason of insanity.

Young Philadelphia housewife Marie Noe never really wanted children, unlike her devoted husband Arthur, and is unable to emotionally cope with the stresses of motherhood. Over two decades, she gives birth to ten children and two of them are stillborn, but none of the surviving children live long as she smothers them when they're alone. She isn't caught until 50 years after the first murder and is given five years house arrest and 20 years probation.
766"Love You to Pieces"TBATBASeptember 28, 2012 (2012-09-28)

Egyptian-born nanny and model Omaima Nelson has a track record of manipulating men; as a young woman, she begins seducing older men, then robbing them blind. In 1991, 23-year-old Omaima meets 56-year-old Bill Nelson. Instead of simply robbing her new husband, she murders him, and doesn't stop there. She goes on to dismember and consume his corpse. Nelson was found guilty of second degree murder and was sentenced to 26 years to life. In 2011, Nelson was denied parole.

Lyda Trueblood is an early twentieth-century woman with a penchant for poison. She uses arsenic to kill several relatives, including her husbands and her own daughter. After getting caught for the crimes, Lyda escapes, and almost commits another poison murder before getting caught. Lyda was paroled in 1941 and died of a heart attack in 1958 at the age of 65.

Amy DeChant is a businesswoman who falls for Las Vegas bookie Bruce Weinstein. Shortly into their relationship, Bruce uses his monies to spoil Amy, who gets accustomed to living the good life, but when Bruce threatens to leave the relationship, Amy kills him and robs him of over $100,000. Her sentence is 25 years with possibility of parole after 10 years.
867"No Good Reason"TBATBAOctober 5, 2012 (2012-10-05)

In 1983, Jacksonville, Florida woman Andrea Hicks Jackson calls police to file a report about a vandalized car, but when officer Gary Bevel arrives on the scene, he learns that Andrea has committed the vandalism herself in a fit of rage. While Bevel attempts to arrest Andrea for filing a false report, Andrea shoots the officer five times. She is sentenced to death, but her sentence is later commuted to life in prison.

Alyssa Bustamante, who was constantly neglected by her drug-addict mother, grows into a gothic teen with dark fantasies. In 2009, the 15 year-old lures 9 year-old Elizabeth Olten into the woods, where she uses a knife to slash the 9-year-old's throat, and uses her bare hands to strangle Elizabeth to death. Afterwards, Alyssa disposes of Elizabeth's body in a pre-dug grave. She gets a life sentence with possibility of parole.

17-year-old Felicia Morgan is an inner-city Milwaukee teenager on the fast track to a life of crime. In October 1991, Felicia encounters Brenda Evans and demands Brenda's leather coat. Brenda fights back, so Felicia shoots her to death and then wears Brenda's bloody coat. Felicia's sentence is 13 years to life.
968"Teen Terror"TBATBAOctober 12, 2012 (2012-10-12)

Natasha Cornett is an outcast in her rural Kentucky town due to her Gothic appearance and devil worship. However, she soon finds like-minded friends, who decide to embark on a killing spree. In 1997, Natasha and her gang are responsible for the killings of a Jehovah's Witness family at a Tennessee rest area. Natasha and her gang each get life without parole.

Brooklyn teen Tiana Browne appeared to have a promising start in life, until she was raped and ran away from home. Taken in by her aunt, Tiana becomes roommates with her cousin Shannon, who is a straight-A student, but Tiana resists their efforts to help her get on the right track. Tiana, jealous of her cousin's success, stabs Shannon to death, then steals Shannon's sneakers and cell phone. Tiana was found guilty of second degree murder and was sentenced to 15 years to life.

In 1979, while working as a babysitter, Australian teen Helen Moore suffocates two infants in her care. Thereafter, she strangles her seven-year-old brother to death, and is turned in by her devastated mother. She receives a life sentence, but is paroled after thirteen years.
1069"Too Close for Comfort"James KnoxTBAOctober 19, 2012 (2012-10-19)

Malaika Griffin is known as a brilliant chemist who graduated from college cum laude, but has a hot temper and harbors an intense hatred for white people. One night, she gets into a heated argument with her white neighbor, Jason Horsley, and his girlfriend. When the girlfriend leaves, Malaika shoots Jason in the back and flees while he dies, evading capture for several years. She is serving life without parole.

Ellen Etheridge is ecstatic when she gets to marry her new millionaire husband after his wife dies. However, she's not so fond of having to fight for his love due to her eight new stepchildren and finds pleasure in poisoning them with lye to get her way. She ultimately kills four children and is suspected of killing her husband's first wife as well, and is given a life sentence.

Scottish restaurant chef Pamela Gourlay takes a dangerous mix of pills and pot with her boyfriend, but soon finds herself low on cash as a result. High as a kite, she fixes her problem by brutally stabbing her neighbor Melanie Sturton to death and stealing a few dollars and a gift card. Sentenced to 14 years to life, Pamela is paroled in October 2013.
1170"Ruthless Revenge"James KnoxTBAOctober 26, 2012 (2012-10-26)

Heather Stephenson Snell is a well-educated psychotherapist by day, and a hard-laced biker gang leader by night. After a failed courtship with her lover, Heather wants revenge, and she sets her sights on her ex-lover's wife, Diane Lomax. Posing as a trick-or-treater on Halloween night, Heather attempts to shoot Diane with a shotgun, but winds up shooting a neighbor instead. Her sentence is 22 years to life.

In the 1890s, Anne Bradley becomes infatuated with married Utah Senator Arthur Brown. The two begin an affair, but Arthur is eventually forced to choose between Anne and his wife. When his wife dies, Arthur breaks up with Anne too. Anne responds by shooting Arthur to death. Anne is tried for first-degree murder but acquitted.

Brittany Norwood is a career thief, who lost her college scholarship by stealing from her teammates. Her thefts continue as she works for a Maryland clothing store. When Brittany's supervisor catches her shoplifting from the store, Brittany devises a brutal plan and commits a torturous murder. Norwood will spend the rest of her life in prison, no chance of parole.
1271"Bury their Babies"TBATBANovember 2, 2012 (2012-11-02)

Stacey Barker is at first a devoted single mother to 18-month-old Emma, but soon she spends her nights partying while her mother watches Emma. When Stacey's boyfriend tells her he does not want to be a father to Emma, she suffocates her daughter, then tries to disguise the murder as a kidnapping/rape. Barker's sentence is 25 years to life and she will be in her 50s when released.

Kelly Silk is a Christian and a mother of four children, including a 2 month-old baby. However, Kelly has extreme post-partum depression and is still dealing with the trauma of having witnessed her own mother's suicide as a child. She kills her husband, two of her children, and herself.

At age 4, Nicole Diar survived being severely burned over most of her body. At 28, she has a 4-year-old of her own, Jacob; however, she leaves Jacob in the care of irresponsible teenage babysitters and drugging him with codeine to get him to sleep. In August 2003, Nicole murders her son and sets their Ohio home on fire to cover the evidence. She is serving life without parole.
1372"Kinky Killers"TBATBANovember 9, 2012 (2012-11-09)

Child abuse victim Debra Brown is a developmentally disabled young woman who has a "master/slave" relationship with her boyfriend, Alton Coleman. In 1984, the two embark on a killing spree through several Midwestern states. Both are sentenced to death; Coleman was executed in 2002 and Brown's sentence was commuted to life without parole.

Janice Buttrum was neglected, abused and ostracized by her peers as a child, and at age 17, she is married, living in Dalton, Georgia, and expecting her second child. She and her husband Danny befriend Demetra Faye Parker, and in September 1980 they decide to use Demetra in a sex game. Demetra is beaten and raped, and stabbed 97 times by Janice. Both are sentenced to death, but Danny commits suicide soon afterward and Janice's sentence is commuted to life in prison in 1989.

Michelle Michaud, begins a relationship with James Daveggio, with whom she abducts and rapes several young women, including her own daughter. In December 1997, they kidnap, rape, torture, and strangle 22-year-old Vanessa Lei Samson. Both are sentenced to death.
1473"Death Benefits"TBATBANovember 16, 2012 (2012-11-16)

Manling Tsang Williams' (曾玫琳 Zēng Méilín)[4] enjoys her freedom, finding life as a wife and mother too confining, but does not want the financial strain of divorce. Despondent after her extramarital affair ends, she turns to murder, smothering her two young sons with a pillow and slashing her husband, Neal, 97 times with his prized Japanese sword.

In mid-20th century Alabama, Rhonda Belle Martin takes the lives of two husbands, three children, and her mother, and leaves a surviving husband paralyzed, via arsenic poisoning. Her motive is that she is addicted to killing and enjoys the thrill.

Feeling lonely while her husband, Jim, works nights, Marilyn Plantz seeks solace in the arms of a lover more than half her age. At her urging, her boyfriend and his friend murder her husband by beating him to death and then burning his body to make it look like an accident, so that Marilyn can collect on his life insurance.

All of these Deadly Women were sentenced to death; while Williams still sits on death row, Martin had been executed by Alabama's Yellow Mama (the electric chair) in 1957 (before she was sentenced, she leaves her brain to science) and Plantz had been executed in 2001 by lethal injection.
1574"Mommy's Little Helpers"James KnoxTBANovember 23, 2012 (2012-11-23)

When Hilma Marie Witte's relationships go bad, she turns to her sons, Eric and John, to help – Eric shoots his father, Paul, and John murders his grandmother, Elaine, with a crossbow so his mother can keep stealing Elaine's money. John exposes his mother as the mastermind of both murders, and both sons serve 11 years in prison while Hilma is sentenced to 90 years.

After drug dealer Greg Smith breaks up with his girlfriend Cindy Baillee, Greg's mother, Lois "Mean Nadean" Smith, a hot-tempered bully who is fiercely protective of her son, responds to rumors that Cindy plans to turn Greg in by luring Cindy away to be sadistically tortured and killed, then has Greg and his new girlfriend, Teresa Baker, clean up the crime scene. Teresa confesses, and Lois is sent to death row. She is executed in 2001 after 19 years in prison.

In Glasgow, Scotland, Edith McAlinden is a vagrant, thief, prostitute and alcoholic, and is jailed for assault. On her first night of freedom, a drinking binge turns deadly when Edith stabs her boyfriend, David Gillespie, causing him to bleed to death, and then enlists her 16-year-old son, John, and his friend, Jamie Gray, to murder the two surviving witnesses.[5] Both boys receive 12-year sentences, and Edith goes back to prison for 13 years to life.
1675"Eternal Revenge"TBATBANovember 30, 2012 (2012-11-30)

In 1880s Los Angeles, wealthy womanizer Chico Forster courts virtuous teenager Lastania Abarta and convinces her to leave her fiance and elope with him with the promise of marriage, but he forces sex on her and then abandons her. A disgraced Lastania shoots Chico to death for stealing her virtue, and is saved from prison by a novel insanity defense.

Diane Borchardt is a well-liked teachers' aide at school, but at home, she is physically and verbally abusive to her husband, Ruben, and his children. When Ruben divorces Diane and leaves her with nothing, she manipulates three students into murdering him, but her students give her up when she is unable to pay them as she promised. Diane is sentenced to 40 years to life.

Marcela Whaley is abusive to her girlfriend, Tzatzi Sanchez. When Tzatzi leaves Marcela for Marcela's ex-girlfriend, Marcela hires two people to rape and murder Tzatzi, then flees Las Vegas for Mexico, where she is prosecuted under Mexican law for the murder as she and Tzatzi are both Mexican nationals - an unprecedented legal arrangement. She is serving a 37-year sentence in a Mexican prison.
1776"Without Conscience"James KnoxTBAJanuary 4, 2013 (2013-01-04)

Gunn-Britt Ashfield despises her six-year-old son, John, because he reminds her of her ex-husband, Brian. She and her live-in boyfriend, Austin Hughes, falsely accuse John of molesting his sister and brutally beat him to death, then claim John was attacked in a park, but the police are not fooled. Upon her release from prison, Gunn-Britt changes her name to "Angelic".

In 1950s Cincinnati, Edythe Klumpp convinces her married lover, Bill Bergen, to pose as her husband so she can get a bank loan, but fears that Bill's wife, Louise, will expose her ruse. Edythe shoots Louise, keeps Louise's corpse in her car while she teaches a sewing class, then tries to burn the body. Sentenced initially to death, Edythe is paroled in 1971 and lives out the rest of her days peacefully.

Drug-addicted stripper Kelly O'Donnell has had a life of tragedy, but she can always count on her old flame, Terry Eleftheriou, to give her money when she needs it. He is repaid with death: Kelly lures him to her apartment with the promise of sex and then bludgeons him repeatedly, and then her lover, Bill Gribble, finishes the job by dismembering Terry's body – while Terry is still alive. O'Donnell and Gribble were sentenced to death and later, their death sentences were commuted to life behind bars.
1877"Bury the Boyfriend"James KnoxTBAJanuary 11, 2013 (2013-01-11)

Regina and Margaret DeFrancisco had a bright future, until they embraced the gang lifestyle. After Regina is jailed for dealing drugs, the sisters concoct a ruse to get $1,000 cash from Regina's boyfriend, Oscar Velazquez, but when he too demands repayment, he is repaid with a bullet to the head. The sisters spend two years on the run before they are caught. Regina gets 35 years in prison and Margaret, 46 years.

In Las Vegas in 1863, Laura Fair thinks she's found the perfect man in handsome lawyer Alexander P. Crittenden, until she learns he's married with kids. Alexander promises to leave his wife and marry Laura, but after seven years of empty promises and lies from Alexander, Laura is tired of being the other woman, and shoots him in front of his wife. Laura is acquitted of murder by reason of insanity but is lonely and ostracized for the rest of her life.

Money-hungry Australian Vicky Efandis manipulates her way into the life of wealthy house painter George Marcetta and eventually takes control of all his assets. When he is no longer of use to her, Vicky poisons his dinner with a sedative and then burns down his house while he is unconscious. Her sentence is 20 to 24 years.
1978"Death Knock"James KnoxTBAJanuary 18, 2013 (2013-01-18)

In Tucson, Arizona, Shawna Forde starts a group of "minutemen" vigilantes to track down illegal Mexican immigrants, and recruits Jason Bush and Albert Gaxiola to join her. In need of fast cash, Forde and her posse murder Raul Flores and his daughter Brisenia and seriously wound his wife Gina, but get away with only a few pieces of jewelry.

Shirley Jo Phillips and Wilma Plaster are best friends who enjoy drinking and dancing at country-western bars, but Wilma is nothing more than easy money to Shirley. After stealing a $4,000 check from Wilma, Shirley shoots and then dismembers her to cover up the theft, and is later suspected of killing her own mother in the same way.

In late 1980s Chicago, Dorothy Williams is so desperate for cash to support her drug habit that she resorts to preying on the elderly. She strangles one man and stabs another to death, getting away with only $50 each time, and then strangles 97-year-old Mary Harris for her stereo system and $2 cash. She is currently serving three life sentences at an Illinois prison.

These deadly women had one thing on their mind: when they came calling, it was a death knock.
2079"Brides of Blood"James KnoxTBAJanuary 25, 2013 (2013-01-25)

Andrea Claire was a 39-year-old former aspiring actress and a call girl.[6] She meets a wealthy older suitor, Robert Sand, in 1981, and the couple marries shortly after meeting. But Claire does not like her fifth husband's penchant for rough sex. One night in 1981, Claire stabs Sand 27 times to death at their Rancho Mirage, California home. In 1982, she attempts to kill her sixth husband. She is serving 26 years to life in prison for her crimes.[7]

In 1831 in North Carolina, Frankie Stewart Silver was a teenage bride and a young mother, but she and her husband, Charlie, are an explosive couple. After an angry marital argument, Silver uses a hatchet to hack her husband to death. She dismembers his corpse, then burns and disposes of his remains. After her husband's body is discovered, Silver is hanged in the gallows July 12, 1833. To this day, her father's role in the crime is still contested.

In Sydney, Australia, Danielle Stewart is an attractive and flirtatious woman, who captures the attention of 50-year-old bachelor Chaim Kimel. The duo marry, but Stewart has a drinking problem, borderline personality disorder, and tragic past, none of which she can overcome. During an argument with her husband in 2006, Stewart stabs him to death in a drunken rage.

Season 7: 2013[edit]

Ep No. Title Directed by: Written by: Original air date
180"Malicious Hearts"TBATBAJuly 19, 2013 (2013-07-19)

Angela McAnulty runs her household with an iron hand, but reserves her worst for her eldest daughter, Jeanette, whom she brutally tortures, starves, and beats. After Angela is investigated by social services, she pulls Jeanette out of school and the abuse escalates, culminating in the 15 year-old's death, for which both she and her husband Richard, who failed to report the abuse, are prosecuted. Richard gets a 25-year to life sentence and Angela sits on death row.

In early 20th century Catawissa, Missouri, Bertha Gifford is a nurse who murders 17 of her patients with arsenic – including several of her husband's family. Acquitted of murder on reason of insanity, she is institutionalized for 23 years until her death in 1951.

British teen Nicole Hollinshead is dating Steven Wood. After Steven spends the night in the home of Nicole's friend, Debra Carne, Nicole, enlists Steven and two other friends, Kerry Bauer and Emma Last, in a plot to lure Debra away to be beaten, doused with gasoline, and burned alive. Steven is given an eight-year sentence, Kerry and Emma are serving 17 years to life, and Nicole is now a free woman after serving a five-year sentence for conspiracy.
281"Money Hungry"TBATBAJuly 26, 2013 (2013-07-26)

Scam artist Dorice "Dee Dee" Moore befriends lottery winner Abraham Shakespeare in order to steal his money, then shoots Abraham to death after he begins to suspect her and tries to convince his family he is still alive. She inadvertently confesses to an undercover cop and is imprisoned for life without parole.

Anne Gates marries – and murders – two husbands for their money, shooting the first execution-style and beating the second with a fireplace poker, all while continuing to carry on an affair with her high school sweetheart. Gates serves only four years in prison for her second husband's murder; her first husband's murder remains an open case.

After money-hungry Australian Patricia Byers is sent to jail for the attempted murder of her boyfriend (for which she blames pirates), police investigate the disappearance of her de facto husband, Carl Gottgens, whom she claims left her for another woman. Patricia receives a life sentence for Carl's murder, although his body has never been found.
382"Without Pity"TBATBAAugust 2, 2013 (2013-08-02)

Korena Roberts fakes a pregnancy with twins to keep her boyfriend, and befriends Heather Snively, who is pregnant for real, but when the two women meet one day for shopping, Korena beats Heather to death and cuts the stillborn baby boy out of her stomach. Korena's lack of planning and inattention to detail in the murder plot is her undoing. Korena is now serving life in prison without parole.

In Toronto, Elva Bottineau and her common-law husband Norman Kidman are serial child abusers who neglect and abuse their five-year-old grandson, Jeffrey, and his older sister, forcing them to live in squalor while continuing to collect their government support checks. Jeffrey dies of sepsis, and after his grandparents are brought to justice, Ontario law regarding background checks of caregivers is revised. Both are serving a life sentence.

After Rekha Kumari-Baker's divorce, her already turbulent relationship with her teenage daughters, Davina and Jasmine, goes from bad to worse. When Rekha's lover dumps her, Rekha stabs both of her daughters multiple times to punish her ex-husband, whom she blames for all of her problems. Rekha is sentenced to 33 years in prison.
483"Mean Teens"TBATBAAugust 9, 2013 (2013-08-09)

Wendy Gardner and her sister Kathy are being raised by their strict grandmother, Betty. When Wendy begins dating bad boy James Evans and becomes rebellious and sexually active, Betty decides to give her up to the custody of the state. Not about to be separated from James, Wendy has him strangle Betty, and the two killers hold Kathy hostage for several days. Both couple are now free from prison.

Teased at school because of her weight, Nakisha Waddell befriends fellow pariah Annie Belcher, who introduces her to drink and drugs, and Nakisha's close relationship with her mother, Vaughne, disintegrates. When Vaughne forbids her daughter to see her boyfriend, Nakisha stabs her mother 43 times. Showing no remorse, Nakisha is sentenced to 70 years in prison.

Gina Grant is a straight-A student and a popular cheerleader, but her mother, Dot, is an alcoholic and disapproves of Gina's bad-boy boyfriend. In 1990, Gina beats her mother to death, but serves less than a year in prison. However, her deeds later cost her her acceptance to Harvard due to the lies on her application.
584"Vicious Vixens"TBATBAAugust 16, 2013 (2013-08-16)

Tracy Lee Poirier and her lover Tamara Marie Upton are child abuse survivors who turned to crime and violence to cope with their pasts. After meeting a photographer in a bar, the women decided to rob him and lure him outside. The women beat him, then disposed of his unconscious body in a nearby river. Both served life without parole.

In San Diego in 1987, Deana Wild forged a friendship with Virginia Rearden. After Deana died in a fall at Big Sur, the authorities discovered Virginia and her husband, Billy Joe McGinnis, took out a life insurance policy on her. An investigation exposed the couple as serial insurance claimants, and suggested that Virginia killed her own daughter for insurance money 15 years earlier. Billy Joe died before trial and Virginia received a life sentence, dying in prison in June 2011.

Tracie Andrews was a stay-at-home mom with narcissistic personality disorder and a violent temper. She argued with her boyfriend, Lee Harvey, and stabbed him 42 times. She tried to disguise the murder as an incident of road rage. She was sentenced to life imprisonment, but was freed after serving 14 years.
685"Evil Guardians"TBATBAAugust 23, 2013 (2013-08-23)

Ellen Boehm was a single mother of three with financial problems. She smothered her two sons and tried to electrocute her daughter. She is serving two life sentences with no chance of parole.

After Dena Schlosser and her husband lost their business and their home, they joined a charismatic church, and Dena devoted herself to church to the exclusion of everything else – including her children. Suffering from postpartum psychosis, Dena killed her infant daughter to "send her to heaven", but was acquitted of murder by reason of insanity and was institutionalized for six years.

Gemma Killeen and boyfriend Eddie Wetere had a young son. After Eddie walks out on her, Gemma left her son to drown at the beach and tells investigators the child was abducted – unaware that her actions were caught on security cameras. She was sentenced to life with 13 years minimum.
786"Wed to Murder"TBATBAAugust 30, 2013 (2013-08-30)

In 1982, Shirley Allen's husband, Lloyd dies from a mysterious illness. Shirley's daughter Norma exposes her mother as a murderer who poisoned Lloyd with antifreeze for Lloyd's life insurance money; Shirley is also suspected of murdering her previous husband in 1978 under similar circumstances. She served a life sentence with possibility of parole after serving 50 years but died in prison in July 2000.

In early 20th century Memphis, Tennessee, Alma Theede is a prostitute who charms men with her sexuality, but becomes a serial wife who discards her husbands like garbage when she tires of them. This results in the deaths of three of her husbands, with Alma as either the murderer or the mastermind each time.

Donna Horwitz has a long and turbulent on-again, off-again relationship with her ex-husband Lanny, but is deeply hurt by his cold, cruel demeanor and lack of attentiveness to her. After Lanny ends the relationship for good, Donna punishes him by shooting him ten times, then tries to disguise the murder as a suicide. She serves a life sentence.
887"Lethal Teens"TBATBASeptember 6, 2013 (2013-09-06)

14-year-old Cinnamon Brown is convicted of the February 1985 murder of her stepmother, Linda, and while behind bars confesses the whole story: her father, David, was having an affair with Linda's sister and manipulated Cinnamon into killing by claiming Linda wanted him dead. Realizing that her father had also wanted her dead, Cinnamon helps send her father to prison for life without parole, and is herself paroled in 1992.

Danielle Black goes from good girl to Goth teen and begins having sex and cutting herself, much to the horror of her father, Billy, and spreads lies that her father is abusing her. Friend Alec Eger, himself a child abuse survivor, believes Danielle's stories and, at Danielle's urging, stabs Billy to death on Halloween 2008. Both receive life sentences, but all but six years of Danielle's sentence are suspended and she is eligible for parole as of 2019.

Jennifer Tombs is a preacher's daughter on the fast track to a life of crime. When her mother goes away on a trip and enlists family friend Latanya Lavallais to watch Jennifer, Jennifer sneaks several friends into the house for a party, then shoots Latanya five times in the head and tries to disguise the murder as a home invasion gone wrong. She is sentenced to life without parole.
988"Above The Law"TBATBASeptember 13, 2013 (2013-09-13)

When Stephanie Ilene Lazarus's former "friend-with-benefits" John Ruetten marries nurse Sherri Rasmussen, a jealous Stephanie abuses her power as a police detective to stalk, harass and finally murder Sherri. The case stays cold for over 20 years until DNA and a bite mark on the victim's neck help bring Stephanie to justice. Her sentence was 27 years to life.

In the 1940s, Georgia Tann, hailed as "the mother of modern adoption," is acclaimed for her work in adopting babies out to well-to-do childless couples, but she is really a cold-hearted monster who kidnaps babies from poor families and neglects the ones she finds unworthy of adoption. Georgia's neglect may have resulted in the deaths of as many as 500 babies, making her perhaps the most prolific female serial killer of all time. She never faces justice and dies of cancer in 1950.

Brilliant scientist Ann Brier Miller falls out of love with her husband Eric, but divorce isn't an option for the devout Catholic. Instead, she has her boyfriend, Derril Willard, poison Eric with arsenic. Derril later commits suicide after confessing his role in the murder to his attorney, and Ann gets a minimum of 25 years in prison.
1089"Sadistic Souls"TBATBASeptember 20, 2013 (2013-09-20)

Vickie Frost is violently abusive and controlling to her visually-impaired boyfriend, Rick Whitcomb, but when Rick decides to leave her after a year of torment, she goes into a blind rage. One evening in January 1996, she ends a violent argument by stabbing Rick once in the chest, killing him. Pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter, Vickie serves a nine-year sentence and is released in 2005, but prison has not tamed her wild temper.

Englishwoman Clare Nicholls regularly insults, abuses, and starves the father of her youngest child, kind but timid Andrew Gardner, and gets her brother and boyfriend to join her in the abuse. His body weakened by the constant torture, Andrew dies after Clare stomps on his chest, and the murderers try to claim he was attacked by a mugger. Clare is sentenced to 32 years to life in prison.

Drug dealer and adulteress Christene Kemmerlin is married for the third time, and her union with husband Wayne is in trouble due to her spendthrift ways and infidelity. By claiming Wayne is abusing her, she convinces a neighbor to murder her husband and disguise it as a car theft. Sentenced initially to death, her sentence is commuted to life without parole. At the tail end of the episode that the female announcer says "They were 'Sadistic Killers'" instead of "'Sadistic Souls'".
1190"Heartless Souls"TBATBASeptember 27, 2013 (2013-09-27)

Despite a loving mother and a private school education, London teen Ruby Thomas idolizes her alcoholic father, who was jailed for murdering a cab driver, and by age 15 is herself deep in the throes of alcoholism and a violent temper. In September 2009, she leads friends Joel Alexander and Rachael Burke in a vicious attack against LGBT rights advocate Ian Baynham, kicking him to death. She is serving a seven-year prison sentence, the murder officially labeled a hate crime.

In Santa Barbara, California, in 1978, violent-tempered Julia Diaz struggles to make money to send to her family in Mexico but is unable to keep a job. She decides to extort a neighbor family out of $1,000 after attacking their young daughter with a hammer. When the family fails to pay up, she goes after 7-year-old Javier Angel, bludgeoning, strangling and finally suffocating him. Julia is sentenced to life in prison.

Caroline Reed Robertson loathes herself, and in her babysitting charge, aspiring ballerina Rachel Barber, sees everything she wishes she could be. Obsessively fixated on Rachel, Caroline strangles the 15-year-old with a phone cord, planning to assume Rachel's identity. Caroline was given a 20-year sentence and was released on parole in January 2015.
1291"Vengeance"TBATBAOctober 4, 2013 (2013-10-04)

Ellie Nesler sends her son Willie away to a Christian summer camp, where he and several other boys are molested by Daniel Driver. On the day of Driver's trial, an outraged Nesler shoots and kills him in court. She serves three years for manslaughter but later returns to jail for selling drugs, while her now-adult son is himself incarcerated for murder and she dies of breast cancer in 2008.

In 1966, girls' school headmistress Jean Harris falls for future Scarsdale Diet creator Dr. Herman Tarnower, but he womanizes constantly and gets her hooked on speed. In March 1980, after the doctor finally dumps Jean for a younger woman, a combination of amphetamine withdrawal and jealousy sends her into a rage, and she shoots him to death in his own home. Harris was released from prison to undergo triple bypass surgery and died in 2012 at the age of 89.

Amina Chaudary carries on an extramarital affair with lover Vijay Gupta, despite the objections of her conservative Canadian Sikh family. But when she learns that Vijay married another woman while visiting India, a heartbroken Amina decides to make him pay by murdering his beloved eight-year-old nephew Rajesh in February 1982. She serves 28 years in prison.
1392"Dark Hearts"TBATBAOctober 11, 2013 (2013-10-11)

In 2008, when ballroom dance teacher Miriam Francis Helmick's business prospects fail, she begins forging checks to steal money from her husband, Alan. When Alan begins to suspect her, Miriam shoots him in the head, and receives a life sentence for the murder plus 108 years for fraud. She is also suspected of murdering her first husband five years earlier.

In the early 1920s, Clara Green Carl is a farmer's daughter with dreams of wealth and prestige, and her greed leads her to poison two husbands and her father-in-law with arsenic for their inheritance money. Sentenced to life, she cons her way into parole after only 15 years behind bars.

Carol Kemp, who has borderline personality disorder, falls in love with online crush Martin Rusling, but he doesn't reciprocate. After Martin rejects Carol's offer to make their relationship more permanent, Carol flies into a rage and stabs him once in the heart. A remorseful Carol is sentenced to life with a minimum of 13 years.
1493"Innocent Blood"TBATBAOctober 18, 2013 (2013-10-18)

In Greenville, Mississippi, Terrie Robinson is having difficulty coping with the stresses of being a single mother on welfare. Convinced that she is not worthy of motherhood and that she is possessed by Satan, she places her three-year-old son, Tristan, in an oven in March 2011 and cooks him alive. She is serving a life sentence.

After losing her high-paying job, Fiona Donnison's life spirals out of control, and she blames her former common-law husband, Paul. Obsessed with revenge, narcissistic Fiona smothers her two children. Her insanity pleas fail and she is sentenced to 32 years in prison.

Jewell Hendricks is a mentally vulnerable young woman and a child sexual abuse survivor, and is emotionally incapable of caring for her infant twins, Robert and Daniel. Fed up with Robert's crying and believing that life would be easier with one child instead of two, Jewell smothers and crushes Robert to death in January 2010. She receives 15 years to life in prison.
1594"Double Trouble"TBATBAOctober 25, 2013 (2013-10-25)

Teenager Clarissa Sanchez is daddy's little girl until she meets Larry "Ray" Coronado and her father forbids the relationship, fearing Ray is too possessive. At Clarissa's urging, Ray beats Clarissa's father to death with a baseball bat. Ray is sentenced to life, Clarissa to 21 years.

In 1930s France, Christine and Lea Papin are subjected to constant verbal abuse working as maids for the Lancelin family, their only comfort being their unusually close relationship, which turns sexual. When Madame Lancelin discovers their secret, the sisters beat and stab her and her daughter to death and gouge out their eyes. Both are sentenced to hard labor.

Connie Leung, the daughter of Hong Kong immigrants, is a diligent student until she meets ne'er-do-well boyfriend Eric Louissant and her grades drop, much to her parents' dismay. Dreaming of eloping together, Connie and Eric strangle Connie's parents and dump their bodies in the East River. Both are serving 30 years to life for second-degree murder.
1695"Killer Kin"TBATBANovember 1, 2013 (2013-11-01)

Cafe owner Denise Leone Frei decides her live-in boyfriend, Curtis Bailey, who has a generous life insurance policy, is worth more dead than alive, and enlists her son, Jacob, and his girlfriend, Jessica Dayton, to help. They entrap Curtis with the promise of a menage a trois and beat him to death. All serve life sentences without parole.

Stephanie Hudnall turns her teenage daughters against their father, Bill, claiming he is to blame for the hardships they have suffered. At Stephanie's urging, her 19-year-old daughter, Gwen, hacks her father to death with a pickax, so her mother can collect on Bill's Social Security. Both mother and daughter serve 40-year sentences for second-degree murder.

Australian Helen Ryan is abusive to her husband, Jeffrey, but when he finds a new girlfriend and files for divorce, she decides to hire a hit man to kill Jeffrey and lures her sister, Ganene Coulter, and mother, Coralie Coulter, into the plot. All four parties are sentenced to prison for their roles in the murder, mastermind Helen to a maximum of 36 years.
1796"No Mercy"TBATBANovember 8, 2013 (2013-11-08)

Christie Scott lacks the patience and love to deal with her autistic son, Mason. In August 2008, she gives Mason an overdose of cough syrup, then sets her house on fire and lets her son die of smoke inhalation, planning to collect on his life insurance. She receives a death sentence.

Australian Sneza Suteski has a habit of stealing money from her employers and blowing it at casinos. She steals $180,000 from Richard Piech's car dealership over a period of six months and, knowing she will soon be caught, hires a hit man to beat and kill Richard. She is sentenced to 24 years in prison.

Katrina Sarkissian is a spoiled rich girl, drug addict and high school dropout, while Deanna Maran is the antithesis of Katrina, friendly, smart and popular. The two confront each other at a party one night after Deanna has a run-in with Katrina's sister, and Katrina stabs Deanna once in the chest. Katrina never faces justice for the murder, as she commits suicide with an overdose of antidepressants.
1897"Souls of Stone"TBATBANovember 15, 2013 (2013-11-15)

In 1999, Donna Kay Trapani is a home health care nurse who falls in love with a married man named George Fulton. After a brief fling, George breaks off with Donna and returns to his wife, but his scorned ex-mistress decides to have his wife, Martha "Gail" Fulton, gunned down. Donna is now serving a life sentence without parole.

Clara Jane Schwartz is a Virginia teenager embraced in the goth lifestyle, who prefers fantasy and the occult to the real world. Using a role playing game she created, she manipulates her friends into killing her father, a renowned biologist. She is serving 48 years in prison.

In the early 1960s, Iva Kroeger is a California housewife with dreams of owning her own business, and takes over her friend Mildred Arneson's motel in Santa Rosa. Iva murders Mildred and buries the body in her basement, then claims Mildred moved to Brazil and left her the motel; shortly afterward, she also murders Mildred's husband, "J". Iva and her husband Ralph, whose role in the murders is unknown, are both convicted of first degree murder; Ralph dies in prison, and Iva is released after serving 13 years.
1998"Brutal Brides"TBATBANovember 22, 2013 (2013-11-22)

In 1899 California, Katie Cook's husband, Tom, is a shameless womanizer with a taste for teenage girls, which reflects poorly on Katie's virtue. When Tom begins an affair with a servant girl, Katie has had enough and shoots Tom in the head while he sleeps. She is acquitted of the murder because of Tom's reputation, but questions about her motives still persist.

When Pauline Rogers's husband, Luther, falls mysteriously ill in 1982, she plays the role of the devoted wife, but Luther learns that Pauline has poisoned his favorite strawberry ice cream with pesticide containing arsenic. Luther survives, but police discover that Pauline also used arsenic to murder her previous husband, and she receives two 20-year sentences.

In 1930s Philadelphia, saleswoman Rose Carina earns her nickname of "Kiss of Death": she and business partner Paul Petrillo supply women with a special "potion" – arsenic – to rid themselves of unwanted relatives. One client, Maria Favato, uses the potion to kill three men. For their crimes, Paul Petrillo is sentenced to death and Maria Favato gets life, but Rose is acquitted.
2099"Untamed Evil"TBATBANovember 29, 2013 (2013-11-29)

Linda Carty has a history of faking pregnancies, which has led her boyfriend to leave her. In May 2001, to get her boyfriend back, Linda hatches a plan to steal neighbor Joana Rodriguez's baby and murder Joana, enlisting three henchmen to help with the promise of drugs. She is quickly caught and sentenced to death. Carty maintains her innocence.

Margie "Maggie" Hamilton grew up in a family of career criminals, even aiding Bonnie and Clyde in a shootout as a teenager. Years later, Maggie herself is in trouble with the law for the murders of two husbands. Unbelievably, she only serves six months in jail for her second husband's death and lives the rest of her life as a free woman, despite committing another attempted murder soon after her release.

Australian Rachel Pfitzer is a violent-tempered drug addict who hates her infant son, Dean, to the point of starving and torturing him, all to get revenge on the boy's father, Paul. In October 2007, Rachel shakes the two-year-old in a fit of rage, then stuffs him into a suitcase and dumps the body in a duck pond. She serves a sentence of 25-1/2 years in prison.

Season 8: 2014[edit]

Ep No. Title Directed by: Written by: Original air date
1100"Lady of Blood"TBATBAAugust 1, 2014 (2014-08-01)
Lizzie Borden was a Massachusetts woman who was born into a wealthy and well-respected family in their community. She was close to her father and her older sister Emma, but Lizzie's relationship with her stepmother Abby was more strained. In 1892, the Borden family was violently torn apart, when Lizzie's father and stepmother were found slaughtered in their home with an axe. Lizzie, a Sunday school teacher, became the prime suspect in the double murder. However, she was found not guilty at her sensational trial due to a lack of evidence definitively pointing to her guilt. Despite her acquittal, Lizzie remained guilty in the court of public opinion, and she lived a lonely life on her parents' estate until her death in 1927.
2101"Mom's Money"TBATBAAugust 1, 2014 (2014-08-01)

Doris Ann Carlson is an Arizona woman living with her mother-in-law, Lynne Carlson, who has multiple sclerosis. While Doris is supposed to be caring for Lynne, she and her husband David instead use Lynne for her money. When the money runs out, Doris hires two young men to stab her mother-in-law to death, but Lynne doesn't die from her injuries for six months. Doris is sentenced to death for plotting the murder, but it is reduced to life without parole.

Amber Merrie Bray is an intelligent and ambitious high school senior who falls for an older, high school dropout named Jeff Ayers. The unlikely couple begins planning out their future together, and it doesn't involve Amber's mother, Dixie, or younger sister, Amy. Amber persuades her boyfriend Jeff to stab Dixie to death. The pair also plotted to kill Amy, but a neighbor's 911 call saves her life. Amber and Jeff are serving life in prison without parole.

Tashia Stuart is the niece and adopted daughter of Judy Hebert. As a teenager, Tashia frequently ran away from home, but as an adult, she returned to her mother during financial hardships. However, Judy realizes that Tashia is stealing her money, so Tashia plans to kill her mother. After one attempt to kill her mother fails, Tashia shoots her mother to death and claims self-defense. She is convicted of murder and sentenced to 45 years in prison.
3102"Never Too Young"TBATBAAugust 8, 2014 (2014-08-08)

In 2011, Toni Fratto is a Nevada teenager who has fallen in love with classmate Kody Patten. However, Toni becomes jealous when Kody shows attention to his childhood friend, 16 year-old Micaela Costanzo. One day after track practice, Toni and Kody kidnap Micaela and bring her to the desert where they beat her to death. Toni Fratto receives life in prison with the possibility of parole after 18 years. Kody Patton gets life in prison without parole.

Sharon Carr was a young British girl with a troubled childhood, but that chaos turns to violence one night in June 1992. At age 12, Sharon lures in 18-year-old Katie Rackliff and stabs her to death. She gets away with the crime until she is imprisoned for stabbing another girl two years later, and she confesses to Katie's murder. Sharon was sentenced to life, becoming the youngest female murderer sentenced in the United Kingdom.

Katie Belflower is a California girl with a penchant for stealing other girl's boyfriends. She begins an affair with Michael Simons, the husband of her 17 year-old classmate Jenna Nannetti. Katie, Michael, and a friend named Jeffrey Hamilton plot to kill Jenna in 2002. Months later, Katie and Jeffrey attempt to kill another girl, Aspen Lum, and during the attack, Katie admits to killing Jenna. Katie is serving 25 years to life in prison. Michael Simons gets life without parole and Jeffrey Hamilton gets 20 years to life.
4103"Three's a Crowd"TBATBAAugust 15, 2014 (2014-08-15)

Michelle Gable is a Montana woman with environmental sensitivities, who makes life difficult for her husband Joe. When Michelle goes to Maryland for her mother's funeral in 2009 and doesn't return, Joe takes up with a new woman, Sunday Bennett. Two years later, Michelle suddenly returns to Montana and discovers her husband's new lover. Jealous and enraged, Michelle shoots Joe and Sunday. Michelle is convicted of both murders and is sentenced to 200 years in prison. Gable will be eligible for parole at age 97.

In 1914, 19 year-old Ruth Snyder meets her 32 year-old husband Albert after dialing a wrong telephone number. Years into their marriage, Ruth is bored, and during a night on the town, she meets a new lover, Judd Gray, and the pair wants to start a new life together. Ruth researches a life insurance policy and she and Judd plot Albert's murder. The pair is caught for orchestrating the murder, and in 1928 they are both executed in the electric chair.

Martha Ann Freeman's marriage seemed happy. She and her husband Jeffrey travel to Nashville in July 2004, where Martha meets a new lover, an illegal immigrant named Rafael Rocha-Perez. Martha and Rafael move into a hotel together, but when money runs out, Martha moves back in with Jeffrey, and moves Rafael into her closet. When Jeffrey discovers Rafael in his home, Martha and Rafael strangle Jeffrey to death. They are both found guilty and are serving life. Freeman would be age 100 to be eligible for parole.
5104"Catch Me If You Can"TBATBAAugust 22, 2014 (2014-08-22)

In Vancouver, British Columbia in 1992, Jean Ann James is devastated when she learns that her husband is having an affair with her best friend, Gladys Wakabayashi. She cunningly lures Gladys into a trap, then stabs her repeatedly and slashes her throat. She evades justice for 16 years until inadvertently confessing to undercover cops, and is serving 25 years to life for first-degree murder.

Annie Monahan raises eyebrows in early 20th-century New Haven, Connecticut, when two husbands and a niece die of mysterious illnesses, followed by generous life insurance payoffs. Annie stays one step ahead of the law, but after a third husband dies, her secret is exposed – she has poisoned her victims with arsenic. She is sentenced to life for her third husband's murder and dies in prison.

In Hammond, Indiana, Linda Darby squanders her husband Charles' meager wages on herself, even pretending she has cancer to get more money from him. When Charles exposes her misdeeds in the local newspaper, a humiliated Linda exacts revenge by poisoning him and finally shooting him and burning his body one night in 1970. Two years into a life sentence, she escapes prison and begins a quiet existence as Linda McElroy in Pulaski, Tennessee, evading capture for 35 years before being caught again and sent back to prison in 2007.
6105"Hunger for Cash"TBATBAAugust 22, 2014 (2014-08-22)

In 1984, respected nurse Maureen "Miki" McDermott, heavily in debt from her party-girl lifestyle, lets openly gay friend Steven Eldridge move in with her, promising him a half-interest in her home in exchange for $10,000, but she does not follow through on her end of the bargain. Instead, she has co-worker Jimmy Luna and two thugs stab Steven and cut off his penis to disguise the killing as a hate crime. She is sentenced to death, Jimmy to life in prison.

During the Great Depression, widow Marie Porter's candy store is in danger of failing and she asks her brother, William Kappen, for a loan, but he refuses. Marie responds by murdering William the night before his wedding, enlisting employee Ralph Giancola to help, promising him a cut of William's life insurance payout. Both killers are sentenced to death and executed by electric chair in 1938.

In 1990, Texan billionaire Jerry Sternadel accuses his accountant, Debra Lynn Baker, and his wife, Lou Ann, of stealing $35,000 from him, and gives them a deadline of Memorial Day to repay the money. Debra responds by poisoning Jerry's favorite juice drink with arsenic. Debra is convicted of first-degree murder but shockingly receives only 10 years probation; she later goes to prison for 10 years for parole violation. Lou Ann is never charged or investigated.
7106"Self-Made Widows"TBATBAAugust 29, 2014 (2014-08-29)

Linda Calvey is a Londoner with stunning good looks and an attraction to gangsters - her first husband, gangster Mickey Calvey, died in a botched armed robbery, and her second husband, Ronnie Cook, receives a 16-year prison sentence for armed robbery in 1981. While Ronnie is incarcerated, Linda fritters away his stash. Fearing her lover's reaction on his release, she pays a hitman £10,000 to take care of Cook, but ends up firing the fatal shot herself.

After a divorce, Angelina Rodriguez meets Frank Rodriguez while working at a summer camp. Angelina tries to kill Frank by causing a gas leak in the house, but he survives. Angelina finally kills Frank in 2000, by poisoning him with antifreeze. It is revealed that Angelina killed her baby daughter as well in order to receive money from a Wrongful Death Lawsuit, and she is sentenced to death. Rodriguez had a retrial in 2010 and was resentenced to death in the California Supreme Court. She plans to appeal her case to the U.S. Supreme Court.

In 1930, New Yorker Anna Antonio marries gangster Salvatore Antonio, who regularly abuses her. Unable to get a divorce due to the social mores of the 1930s, Anna hires two friends to shoot Salvatore to death. She is executed for her crime in 1934.
8107"Lover's Revenge (2nd)"TBATBASeptember 5, 2014 (2014-09-05)

After Camellia Brown and her husband Thierry divorce, Camellia loses custody of her two children to Thierry and is ordered to stay away from them, but does not comply. She has mental illness and believes that Thierry is sexually abusing the children, so she shoots him to death in front of the kids. She is sentenced to a minimum of 17 years in prison.

Geraldine Smith is involved with a married man, Louia McDonald, but he won't leave his wife Valerie, even after Geraldine gives birth to his child. Seething with hatred, she hires friends Marva Golden and Eddie Williams to shoot Valerie to death. Golden gets 20 years and Williams and Smith each get life, but Smith is later released on parole.

Michelle Burgess begins an affair with her husband's boss, Kevin Matthews. However, Kevin's wife, Carolyn, won't let him go, so Michelle and another of her boyfriends, David Key, eliminate the obstacle by stabbing Carolyn 41 times, also intending to murder Michelle's estranged husband Darren. It is revealed that Kevin was in on the murder plot as well, and he and Michelle are both sentenced to life in prison.
9108"Heartless"TBATBASeptember 12, 2014 (2014-09-12)

Angela Simpson is an Arizona woman with a troubled past who sees herself as a vigilante wanting to make the world conform to her moral code. In August 2009 she tortures and kills a paralyzed man who claimed to be a police snitch and she is sentenced to life.

Kemi Adeyoola is the teenage daughter of a multimillionaire realtor, but she can't keep herself out of trouble. She gets caught shoplifting and is sent to detention, where she writes a manual on how to rob and kill elderly people. Upon her release, she puts her plan into action, killing 84-year-old Anne Mendel in 2005, and gets 20 years to life.

In Jersey City, New Jersey, Latonia Bellamy is a college student and aspiring social worker. While on spring break, she and her thrill-seeking cousin, Shiquan Bellamy, rob and kill an engaged couple, Nia Haqq and Michael Muchioski. She is convicted of felony murder, robbery, and carjacking; she and Shiquan are both serving life, with possibility of parole for Latonia after 93 years.
10109"Second Best"TBATBASeptember 19, 2014 (2014-09-19)

Dennis Hawley begins seeing drug-addicted prostitute Brandita Taliano and supporting her financially. In 1993, when his wife, Joan, receives an inheritance from her mother's death and plans to proceed with a divorce, Dennis, fearing financial ruin, enlists Brandi's help in murdering Joan, bludgeoning Joan with a golf club. Both are sentenced to life without parole.

Kenneth Jones begins a relationship with Nadiyah Venable, but still loves ShaRon Owens, the mother of his children, and soon decides to reconcile with ShaRon, leaving a pregnant Nadiyah in dire straits. Nadiyah and her cousin disable ShaRon with bleach and then Nadiyah stabs her 27 times in front of her children. She is sentenced to 55 years in jail; her minor cousin's sentence is sealed. After her setenced, Nadiyah Venable dies behind bars from a seizure.

In Maitland, Australia, Tanya Lane enters a relationship with Renae Burns, who is in the midst of an unhappy marriage to husband Steven but doesn't want to leave her children. Steven soon discovers the affair and forbids Renae to see Tanya, and Tanya shoots Steven to death. Tanya receives a 17-year prison term, and Renae, charged as an accessory after the fact, gets a four-year sentence.
11110"For the Money, Honey"TBATBASeptember 26, 2014 (2014-09-26)

In 1991, Canadian Melissa Ann Shepard drains her husband's bank account and then drugs him and runs him over with her car, and is briefly jailed for manslaughter. Her next two husbands die of mysterious illnesses, with Melissa draining both their bank accounts as well, and she is briefly jailed for theft and forgery. Her attempt to murder a fifth husband fails and she is serving a 3 1/2-year sentence.

Army wife Kelly Renee Gissendaner is a promiscuous party girl who shamelessly sees other men, even while her husband Doug remains devoted to her. Kelly enlists her boyfriend, Greg Owens, to beat and stab Doug to death in February 1997, so she can profit from the marital house and two life insurance policies. She was sentenced to death.

Ada Wittenmeyer likes the finer things in life, and seeks to accomplish this by finding wealthy men and then marrying and murdering them so she can enjoy their money. During the 1970s, she poisons two husbands with arsenic, and enjoys watching them suffer while they die. Convicted of both murders and jailed for life, she commits suicide in prison in 1984.

NOTE: Gissendaner was executed on September 30, 2015, one year after the episode aired.
12111"Cold as Ice"TBATBAOctober 3, 2014 (2014-10-03)

Tracey Ann Richter and her husband, Dr. John Pittman, were college sweethearts, but by 2001, they are bitterly divorced, and she moves to the small town of Early, Iowa with her new Australian husband. When Pittman files for sole custody of their son, Tracey forces 20-year-old neighbor Dustin Wehde to write a fake confession claiming Pittman hired him to kill her, then shoots him nine times and tries to disguise the murder as a home invasion. She is serving life without parole.

In Prestatyn, Wales, Lee-Anna Shiers and Liam Timbrell endure constant harassment from alcoholic neighbor Melanie Smith. In April 2013, following a dispute over a stroller, Melanie sets fire to their apartment house, killing the young couple, their son and two cousins. Liam's dying words implicate Melanie and she is sentenced to 30 years to life.

Rhonda Wisto is an aspiring drug kingpin in Nipomo, California who rules her gang and family, including son Jacob York, with an iron fist. In September 2010, she takes in 15-year-old runaway Dystiny Myers, but Dystiny challenges her authority and Rhonda fears she could turn her in to authorities. She orders her gang – including her son, the girl's boyfriend – to beat Dystiny to death. Also fearing that gang member Cody Miller, who helped kill Dystiny, is also a police informant, Wisto has her other two gang members, York and Jason Greenwell, attempt to murder Miller, but fail. Greenwell, Miller, along with mother and son are serving life without parole.
13112"If Looks Could Kill"TBATBAOctober 10, 2014 (2014-10-10)

In New York City, Angela Murray is a prostitute with high-class tastes, sleeping only with wealthy men. She targets 92-year-old Holocaust survivor and former disco owner Felix Brinkmann, and recruits brothers Alijulah and Hasib Cutts to help her rob him, bludgeoning and strangling Felix when he refuses to divulge his safe combination. Angela pleads guilty to second-degree murder and gets a minimum 16-year sentence.

At 16, Eva Dugan was a single mother in Alaska working as a cabaret singer and prostitute. At 47, she becomes a housekeeper for Arizona rancher Andrew Mathis, but they clash constantly and she is soon fired. Shortly afterward, Mathis disappears, and when his body is found, Dugan is suspected of bludgeoning him to death. At her hanging in 1930, she is accidentally decapitated, becoming Arizona's final execution at the gallows.

In Duplin County, North Carolina, Dorian and Pamela Lanier are successful turkey farmers, but when Dorian injures his leg in 1997, he insists that his wife nurse him back to health. This turns out to be a deadly mistake, as Pamela poisons him to death with turkey feed in order to collect on his life insurance. Sentenced to life without parole, she is also suspected of the poisoning and drowning death of her first husband, Johnny Williams.
14113"To Have and to Kill"TBATBAOctober 17, 2014 (2014-10-17)

Tennessee couple Ron and Gaile Owens seem like a model couple, but their marriage collapses over financial strains, Gaile's short prison term for embezzlement, and Ron's extramarital affair. Fearing divorce will lead to financial ruin and losing her children, she hires Sidney Porterfield to beat Ron to death in February 1985. She and Porterfield are both sentenced to death, but Gaile's sentence is later commuted to life and she is released on parole in 2011.

California highway patrol officer Francisco Cano is a hard-working, devoted family man, but his wife Kym Cano is jealous, abusive, and a shopaholic, and spreads lies that he is abusing her. In December 2006, she shoots Frank in the head and claims the murder was an accident, hoping to collect on his life insurance. Her children testify against her in court and she is serving 40 years to life.

Tyshee Prokop is a young army wife living in Texas. At first her marriage to her husband Gary is a happy one, but Tyshee is unwilling to give up her party girl lifestyle, and after a year of marriage, Gary decides to leave her and the army. In June 1998, Tyshee hires a friend of her secret lover to shoot Gary so that she can continue receiving his army benefits and collect on his life insurance. Charles Turnbull is sentenced to life in prison and Tyshee is eligible for parole in 2032.
15114"Mad or Bad"TBATBAOctober 24, 2014 (2014-10-24)

Daryl Smith's former lover and sex slave[clarification needed], Morgan Smith, who has borderline personality disorder, is obsessed with Daryl, and follows him when he moves to Florida to be with his new girlfriend, Andrea Stranko. Daryl tries to share himself with both women, but after Morgan assaults Andrea with an axe, Daryl breaks up with Morgan for good. , Morgan shoots and kills Andrea and wounds Daryl, and is sentenced to life for Andrea's murder.

In Greenwood, Indiana, Sarah "Cindy" White is the daughter of an alcoholic mother and sexually abusive father, and the stress lands her in a psychiatric hospital for a year. Charles and Carol Roberson take her in as a nanny for their four children, but re-open Cindy's old wounds when they also sexually abuse her. To escape, Cindy burns down the Roberson home on New Year's Eve 1975, killing the entire family, and is serving six concurrent life sentences.

Kathleen Hagen was a brilliant urologist with a bright future, but by 2000, her life has disintegrated – she has lost her career and her marriage, she has severe bipolar disorder, and has a strained relationship with her parents, James and Idella, who are always critical and cold to her. In August 2000, her stressors cause her to snap, and she asphyxiates her parents. She is acquitted of both murders on grounds of insanity and institutionalized for six years.

NOTE: Hagen died in April 2015.
16115"Scorned"TBATBANovember 7, 2014 (2014-11-07)

Lan Anh Le is a troubled teen when she meets older woman Monica Anderson and begins a relationship with her. Lan's drug use and violent temper are soon too much for Monica, who kicks Lan out of the house but soon decides to give her a second chance. This turns out to be a tragic mistake, as on a fateful night in 2010, Lan stabs Monica 91 times in an argument over a phone charger. She is serving 25 years to life.

Julia Andrews is a 50-something divorcee with several children when she meets Randy Peddy, a man who is 16 years younger than she. They have a good relationship at first, but Randy drinks heavily to deal with a tragic past and becomes romantically involved with Julia's daughter. Julia's feelings of betrayal come to a head one night in November 2012 in an argument over Randy destroying Julia's car, and she shoots him to death. She is serving 44 years in prison.

In the 1910s Sydney, Australia, Dorothy Mort falls into a deep depression following her father's suicide, and dashing doctor Claude Tozer is brought in to help. Claude seduces and romances Dorothy, then breaks off the affair when he reveals he is engaged. Declaring that no woman will have Claude if she can't, Dorothy shoots him to death and also tries to kill herself, but is acquitted of the murder on reason of insanity. She lives out the rest of her days uneventfully and dies in 1966 at age 81.
17116"Total Control"TBATBANovember 14, 2014 (2014-11-14)

Carman Major is a good, churchgoing girl until she meets and marries Clarence Jenkins. A short while into their marriage, the couple meet Grace Davis, and the three of them immediately start a polygamous marriage. Grace decides to move out after social services threatens to take away her children if she continues to stay in the relationship. Carman and Clarence, determined to get their lover back, decide to kidnap 34-year-old Mekole Harris, strangle her to death, and send Mekole's hands and feet to Grace's family in order to threaten Grace to move back in with them. The plan to get Grace back doesn't work, and Clarence is sentenced to life without parole, while Carman is sentenced to 40 years.

Louise O'Brien is a fragile 18-year-old girl looking for a new start in life after her sister's tragic death. Louise gets a chance to start her new life when a 73-year-old family friend, Patricia Goddard offers Louise a chance to board at her house. Behind the scenes, Patricia is an abusive woman who enjoys torturing Louise and treating her like a servant. Eventually, Patricia's abuse comes to an end when she throws a hammer at Louise in a rage, which ends up killing her. Fearing she will be arrested, Patricia buries Louise's body in her backyard, until a police tip leads to Patricia's backyard. Patricia is sentenced to 3 years and 9 months in prison, and finally receives justice for her crime when she dies during her sentence.

Cherylle Dell is a Canadian woman who is living on a farm with her husband, Scott who had survived throat cancer. Cherylle soon gets bored with the country life and has a secret affair with Nancy Fillmore. Scott and Cherylle soon decide to get a divorce, but she wants to own Scott's farm. So, Cherylle and Nancy plan to poison Scott by putting antifreeze in his wine and calling him to see how well the poison works. After realizing that Nancy has informed the police about Scott's death, Cherylle and a teenage lover kill Nancy to keep her from being the star witness at Cherylle's trial. Brett, Cherrylle's lover, is charged with Nancy's murder and Cherylle is charged with Scott's murder and pleads guilty to Nancy's murder.
18117"Hidden Rage"TBATBANovember 21, 2014 (2014-11-21)

In Houston, Texas, party girl Ana Lilia Trujillo moves in with Swedish doctor and fellow alcoholic Stefan Andresson, but Stefan soon has enough of Ana's violent temper and kicks her out. After Ana is thrown out of another friend's home, Stefan lets her move back in temporarily. After a night of drinking, Ana bludgeons and stabs Stefan 25 times with the heel of her shoe, and is serving 30 years to life.

In 1908, Illinois maid Essie Bible marries her newly widowed employer, Haville Bible. 15 years later, Haville also dies, and the cycle repeats: Essie is taken in by Ernest and Laura Malinsky, Laura dies, and Essie marries Ernest, seeking higher social status. She confesses to poisoning Laura, Haville, and Haville's first wife, Molly, with arsenic, and is sentenced to life for Laura's murder, but is released after 25 years.

Emotionally troubled Arline Lawless believes she has found the man of her dreams in handsome Waldoboro, Maine fisherman Norman Benner, but Norman soon ends the relationship. Arline shoots Norman in the back of the head and herself in the face, intending to commit suicide, but survives. She is serving a 35-year sentence.
19118"Two to Terminate"TBATBANovember 28, 2014 (2014-11-28)

Ada Leboeuf was a 38 years old middle-class housewife and mother of four from Morgan City, Louisiana. She was having a heated affair with the family doctor, Thomas Dreher. Together they hired a handyman to shoot Ada's husband. Ada's husband James was shot dead in Lake Palourde, but three weeks later, his body resurfaced. The handyman was sentenced to life, but Ada and Thomas were both sentenced to death. They were each executed on February 1, 1929.

Keng Hwee (Kathy) Yeo was working as a psychiatric nurse in Australia when she began a relationship with one of her patients, Chris Dorrian. At the same time however, Kathy was living with her boyfriend Raymond Galea. When Kathy and Ray split, Chris and Kathy move in together, but when Chris is shot during a fatal argument, Kathy calls Raymond to help clean up the mess. The pair dismembers and disposes of the body, and only the head is recovered. Kathy was sentenced to 24 years in prison, and Raymond received 5 years.

In Carthage, Mississippi in 1983, Vernice Ballenger orchestrates a robbery of her 75 year-old aunt, Myrtle Ellis to collect on her fortunes. She enlists her estranged husband Mac to enlist hit men to beat up and rob Myrtle, then set her house on fire. The murder is not solved until 1992 when one hit man's wife admits her husband's involvement. Mac and the hit men get life sentences. Vernice gets a death sentence and dies in prison in 2002.
20119"In the Family"TBATBADecember 5, 2014 (2014-12-05)

Sandi Nieves's troubled eight-year marriage to her former stepfather, David Folden, triggers a series of misfortunes for her, including a failed relationship with a younger man, an abortion, and David's rescinding his adoption of her three oldest children. In June 1998, seeking revenge against her children's fathers, Sandi sets a fire in her home and lets her four daughters die of smoke inhalation, then tries to blame her surviving son for the crime. She is sentenced to death.

20-year-old Texan Nicole Yesconis is a spoiled brat who hates her father and stepmother, Robert and Aletha, yet expects them to continue supporting her financially. When her father threatens to cut her off, Nicole enlists boyfriend Jeremiah Wetmore and his friend Michael Heath to murder Robert and Aletha in January 1994. Jeremiah is sentenced to life, Michael to 35 years, and Nicole to 40 years to life.

Farzana and Iftikhar Ahmed are strict, conservative Pakistani British immigrants who are upset by their teenage daughter Shafilea's embrace of Western culture, which they are unable to suppress despite holding the girl hostage in her own home. After Shafilea attempts suicide to avoid an arranged marriage to an older man, her parents suffocate her in September 2003, then dispose of her body in a river and swear the rest of their family to secrecy. After nearly a decade of evading justice, the Ahmeds are turned in by their surviving daughter and are serving 25 years to life.

Season 9: 2015[edit]

Ep No. Title Directed by: Written by: Original air date
1120"Sleeping with the Enemy"TBATBAAugust 7, 2015 (2015-08-07)

Texan Darlene Gentry is a self-centered former beauty queen who enjoys the party girl lifestyle and whose marriage to husband Keith is collapsing under the debt she has incurred. In November 2005, she shoots Keith in the head while he sleeps, hoping to collect on his $500,000 life insurance policy. She is given a 60-year sentence.

Carol Croydon survived an abusive childhood and grew up to marry wealthy upholsterer Philip Croydon, who showers her with gifts, but the marriage is loveless and both engage in extramarital affairs. In April 2003, Carol lures Philip to a hotel room with the promise of a romantic night out, then stabs him 22 times with a cheese knife and claims he was murdered by swingers in a sex game gone wrong. She is sentenced to 15 years to life.
Claire Welsh is a former cheerleader and valedictorian who finds the love of her life in handsome and athletic Jack Mileski, but she has borderline personality disorder and her affection soon turns to jealous obsession, even faking a pregnancy, which is the last straw for Jack. In January 1997, she shoots Jack in the head while he sleeps and then shoots herself in the chest but survives. She is serving life without parole.
2121"D.I.Y. Orphans"TBATBAAugust 14, 2015 (2015-08-14)

When teenager Patty Columbo begins a sexual relationship with married pharmacist Frank Deluca, her parents, Frank and Mary, with whom she has a strained relationship, are not pleased. After her father assaults her lover, Patty convinces Deluca to help her murder her parents and younger brother, Michael, promising him a cut of her inheritance. Both are serving 200- to 300-year sentences.

Susan and Christopher Edwards are movie enthusiasts who are substantially in debt from collecting Hollywood memorabilia, and Susan hates her parents, William and Patricia Wycherley, for stealing her inheritance. In May 1998, the couple shoot the Wycherleys to death, then steal the victims' money and concoct a ruse to convince family and friends that they are still alive. 15 years later, Christopher confesses, and he and his wife receive 25 years to life.
Social status seeker Tina Lunney enjoys keeping up with the Joneses, but her spending puts her into substantial debt. She can always rely on her mother, Marie Zoppi, to lend her money - until July 2009, when Marie stops the money train. Tina strangles Marie with a necktie and disguises the murder as a suicide so she can use her mother's money to repay her debts. She is sentenced to 40 years in prison and will be her mother's age 81 when released.
3122"Gamble Lives Away"TBATBAAugust 21, 2015 (2015-08-21)

Nicole Vonlee Titlow is a transgender woman who needs money for sex reassignment surgery. Her aunt, Billie Jean Rogers, is a gambling addict who loses up to $20,000 a night at casinos, and her alcoholic millionaire husband, Don, has threatened her with divorce. In August 2000, Billie Jean enlists Nicole to help her murder Don with the promise of money for her surgery. Nicole is serving a minimum 20-year sentence in a male prison; Billie Jean is acquitted but dies of cancer soon afterward.

Sandra Barajas' marriage to husband Mike is on the rocks because of her adult daughter, Dawn Richburg, a meth addict who still lives at home. When Mike decides to divorce her, Sandra, needing his life insurance money to support her gambling addiction, and Dawn enlist Dawn's drug supplier Tommy Wright to murder Mike and disguise it as a home invasion. Tommy is sentenced to 40 years, Dawn to 35 years, and Sandra to life without parole.

Amber Rose Smith and her fiance Trent Mallory, who successfully raised thousands of dollars from the public for treatment of their son's rare heart condition, are in dire financial straits due to Amber's compulsive gambling - Amber owes $25,000 in debt to online gambling sites, and has lost her car and is about to lose her house. Fearing her demons will be exposed and believing that the couple's debts will be forgiven if Trent is dead, Amber shoots Trent in the head while he sleeps in March 2014. She is serving life without parole and plans to appeal her sentence.
4123"Green-Eyed Monsters"TBATBAAugust 28, 2015 (2015-08-28)

Shy and unlucky in love, Diana Haun begins a hot, passionate affair with womanizer Michael Dally, despite the fact that Michael is married and his wife, Sherri, refuses to give him up. When Sherri threatens Diana with physical harm, Diana and Michael plan Sherri's murder as a "human sacrifice" for Michael's birthday, and Diana carries out the plan in May 1996, kidnapping and stabbing Sherri to death. Dally and Haun maintained their innocence and planned to appeal their sentences.

Nursing home assistants Erin Nicole Everett and Tory Minnick begin a relationship, despite Erin's conservative Christian upbringing. The two women get engaged, but Tory still has feelings for her ex-boyfriend and soon breaks off the engagement to return to him. In March 2011, Erin shoots Tory twice in the head and smashes her face with a hammer and tries to disguise the murder as a home invasion. Everett plans to appeal her sentence.
Patricia Rorrer is an accomplished equestrian with a reputation as a confrontational bully. She seeks to rekindle her relationship with ex-boyfriend Andy Katrinak, who is now married to Joann with an infant son, Alex, but Andy rejects her and Joann tells her to leave Andy alone. This sends Patricia over the edge, and in December 1994, she kidnaps and murders Joann and Alex to punish Andy for rejecting her. Rorrer filed an appeal and lost her appeal. Diana Haun and her lover Michael Dally, Erin Everett, and Patricia Rorrer are all serving life sentences without parole.
5124"Payback"TBATBASeptember 4, 2015 (2015-09-04)

In July 2011, high school dropout and drug addict Nadia Palacios and her drug-dealer boyfriend Roberto Guzman are attacked by four masked black men, and Nadia is sexually assaulted. Nadia and Roberto suspect Roberto's client, David Campbell, of the assault, and lure him away to be sadistically tortured and murdered. A year later, Nadia confesses, only to learn that Campbell was innocent of the rape, and is sentenced to 40 years in prison; her three cohorts receive sentences of between 29 and 59 years.

At the age of twelve, Juana Barraza's mother gave her away to a man who used her as a sex slave. In her 40s, Barraza is a popular professional wrestler in Mexico City known as "The Silent Lady," and has a secret identity as serial killer "La Mataviejitas" (The Old Lady Killer), strangling elderly women to take vicarious revenge on her now-deceased mother. She is convicted of 11 murders and sentenced to 759 years in prison, but may have claimed as many as 40 lives.
Donna Casagrande, an Australian prostitute and drug addict with a troubled past, is taken in by John "Joanne" Lillecrapp, who believes he can rehabilitate her. But when Donna meets her lover Nicole McGuinness, who comes from a similar background, she falls back into her old ways, and the two women steal from Joanne to support their heroin addiction. In November 2001, afraid that Joanne will turn them in to the police, the women stab her to death and dismember her body. Donna confesses to the murder and serves ten years for manslaughter; Nicole receives a life sentence with chance of parole in 2019.
6125"Get Rich Quick"TBATBASeptember 11, 2015 (2015-09-11)

Hunter and Tracey Grissom's marriage falls apart due to her hot temper and prescription drug abuse. Hunter finds a new girlfriend, but Tracey charms her way back into his bed, and then accuses him of raping her, but her case crumbles under closer scrutiny. To keep from being exposed as a liar and to collect on his life insurance, Tracey shoots Hunter four times in May 2012. She is sentenced to 25 years.

Jamila M'Barek rises from high-class call girl and Playboy model to countess when she marries Earl of Shaftesbury Anthony Ashley-Cooper, but the couple split when she fakes a pregnancy. As long as they are not divorced, Jamila can keep spending his money, but when the Earl finds a new girlfriend and decides to divorce her, she enlists her brother Mohammed to strangle him to death in November 2004. Both receive 25-year sentences; Jamila's is later reduced to 20 years.
Shayne Alicia Lovera's life has been one of scandal - when she was a teenager, her banker stepfather committed suicide in the face of malpractice allegations, and as a young wife and mother living in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, she openly cheats on her husband, Kelly, and neglects her children. In November 1994, Shayne and her lover Brett Rae bludgeon Kelly to death and try to disguise the murder as a traffic accident. Both are serving life sentences with a minimum of 25 years.
7126"Two to Kill"TBATBASeptember 18, 2015 (2015-09-18)

When high-school student Larketa Collier and Sharon Patterson fall in love, Larketa's conservative grandmother, Bertha becomes furious and decides to bar Sharon from the house. The desperate teens viciously attack Bertha by beating her with a claw hammer and torch the house to destroy her body. Both girls are sentenced to life in prison without parole.

English rose Christina Button has expensive tastes and a husband, George, who caters to her every desire, even as her spendthrift ways plunge the couple into debt. Far from being grateful, Christina enlists her nephew, Simon Tannahill, to beat George to death with a blunt object so she can collect on his life insurance and repay her debts. Simon is sentenced to life, Christina to 14 years to life.
Elain Kay Young is on her fourth marriage, to Iraq war veteran Melvin Griesbaum. When Melvin refuses to co-sign on a loan to save her farm, Elain, lying that Melvin is physically abusing her, manipulates close friend Katherine Mock into helping her kill Melvin so she can collect on his $600,000 life insurance policy. She also tries to trick Katherine into killing herself with an overdose of pills. Both women are serving two concurrent life sentences, and Elain is also suspected in the suspicious death of her mother several years earlier.
8127"Never Too Old"TBATBASeptember 25, 2015 (2015-09-25)

Sandra Layne, 75, is a retired teacher in Detroit, Michigan, raising her troubled, drug-addicted grandson, Jonathan Hoffman, and attempts to control his every move, but is ill-equipped to deal with his rebellious behavior. After Jonathan fails a drug test and announces he's running away, Sandra shoots him to death, with the act caught on Jonathan's 911 call. She is given a minimum 22-year sentence.

Romance blossoms in an Atlanta senior-living community between Lena Driskell, 78, and Herman Winslow, 85. Herman soon has enough of Lena's jealousy and temper and finds a new girlfriend, and Lena responds by shooting him in the head four times. Unrepentant, Lena is sentenced to ten years in prison and released in 2011.
Rowena Ledbetter has been married seven times by age 70, when she meets Herman Wilson, whom she convinces to make her the beneficiary of his will - without disclosing that she is still married. In April 2002, she poisons Herman's breakfast with pesticide. Herman's dying words implicate Rowena and she is given a life sentence, but chokes to death in prison after serving only nine months.
9128"Forever and a Day"TBATBAOctober 9, 2015 (2015-10-09)

Georgia deputy sheriff Tracy Lea Fortson and her boyfriend Doug Benton share a love of lifting weights and hunting, but Tracy is jealous of Doug's friends and has a history of violence against boyfriends, and their relationship soon turns volatile and violent. When Doug ends the relationship, Tracy responds by shooting him in the head and stabbing him repeatedly in June 2000. She received life in prison. She maintains her innocence.

'Na Cola Franklin dreamed of a lavish wedding, but her truck-driver fiancee, Billy Brewster, insists on more simple nuptials and forces her to make all the preparations herself while he works and parties. On the early morning of their wedding day in August 2012, an argument between the betrothed turns violent, and a stressed and sleep-deprived Na Cola stabs Billy in the heart. She receives a life sentence.
In July 2008, Australian Angela Williams' common-law husband of 23 years, Doug Kally, allegedly vanished during a fishing trip, and Angela began a relationship with Doug's best friend, David Grainger. Four years later, Angela's dark secret is exposed: fed up from 23 years of emotional and physical abuse from Doug and when Doug violently confronted her about her friendship with David, she struck him 16 times with a pickax and buried his body in her backyard. Claiming self-defense, she is convicted of defensive homicide and given an eight-year sentence.
10129"Red Hot Temper"TBATBAOctober 16, 2015 (2015-10-16)

Brandi Holmes, a woman with a history of violence who was born with fetal alcohol syndrome, meets Robert Coleman, a career criminal. In 2003, the couple decide to rob and kill retired Pastor Julian Brandon and his wife Alice. Alice survives the attack, but just days later Brandi and Robert murder their friend Terrence Blaze in a thrill killing. Both are sentenced to death in 2005.

In 1907, Stella Lipczynska, a Polish immigrant working as a housekeeper at a Catholic convent in northern Michigan, suspects a love affair between Sister Mary Janina and the pastor of the convent, Father Andrew Bieniawski, and seethes with hatred for both for violating their holy vows. Seeing herself as an avenging angel, she bludgeons Sister Janina in the head and then buries her alive. Later, Stella reveals the murder in Confession, and when Sister Janina's body is found ten years later, it is revealed that the nun was pregnant, confirming Stella's suspicions. In 1919, Stella is sentenced to life in prison.
In northern Ireland, Karen Walsh, a successful mother, wife and pharmacist, falls into alcoholism and tries to convince her 81-year-old neighbor, widow Marie Rankin, to drink with her. Karen's alcoholism escalates, and when she shows up at Marie's house with a bottle of vodka on Christmas Eve 2008, Marie asks her to leave. In a drunken rage, Karen bludgeons Marie to death and then rapes her with a crucifix. In 2011, she is sentenced to 28 years in prison.
11130"Murder for Me"TBATBAOctober 23, 2015 (2015-10-23)

Monique Susanne Wheeler is an immature, impulsive young woman. When her husband, Paul Berkley, leaves for a tour of duty in Iraq, she begins an affair with her teenage stepson's friend, Andrew Canty, 18. Upon Paul's return home, Monique enlists Andrew and a friend to murder Paul to collect on his $400,000 life insurance policy. Both Monique and Andrew faced the death penalty but instead were sentenced to life without parole.

Co-workers Wendy Evans and Katie Foreman bond over their troubles with men, but when Katie begins dating Wendy's ex-boyfriend, the friendship is over, and Wendy wants revenge. With Katie's ex, Bradley Rawlinson, as mastermind, Wendy and accomplice Bernard Spicer plan Katie's murder, and set Katie's home on fire in October 2011. Katie dies of smoke inhalation, and Wendy and her cohorts are sent to prison, Wendy sentenced to 18 to 24 years.
Mary Rogers' marriage to husband Marcus is turbulent and violent, but despite Mary's constant abuse, Marcus still loves her. Mary, however, has her eye on wealthy boarder Morris Knapp, and convinces her teenaged lover, Leon Perham, to help her kill Marcus. In August 1902, the lovers lure Marcus into a trap and then tie his hands, disable him with chloroform, and drown him in the nearby river. Leon is sentenced to life, and Mary is hanged in 1905, becoming the last woman executed in Vermont.
12131"Girl on Girl"TBATBAOctober 30, 2015 (2015-10-30)

Kimberly Diane Cargill's relationships never last long due to her violent temper and abusive behavior, and she constantly wars with the fathers of her four children. Having lost custody of three kids due to abuse and in danger of losing the fourth, Kim fears the court testimony of her hired babysitter, Cherry Walker, will seal her fate, and in June 2010, she kills Cherry and burns the body. She is sentenced to death and loses her appeal on her death sentence in April 2017.

In South London, Rebecca Douglas and Sierra Leonean immigrant Julie Sheriff are troubled teens whose friendship turns to hatred when they end up in rival gangs. Suspecting Julie of spreading rumors about her sex life on social media, Rebecca stabs Julie in the head with a hair comb in May 2011. Julie dies after five months in a coma, and Rebecca is serving 10 years to life in prison.
In 1870s rural Georgia, Kath Hambrick and Narcissa "Sis" Fowler have their eyes on the same man, Bob Southern, as a potential husband, but as Sis is already married, Bob marries Kath. Sis spreads rumors that Kath is cheating on Bob, leaving Kath's reputation in ruins. The feud comes to a head at a hoedown, when a fight between the women culminates in Kath stabbing Sis to death. Kath is sentenced to be hanged, but is eventually pardoned by the state governor as a favor to her family.
13132"The Vulnerable"TBATBANovember 6, 2015 (2015-11-06)

Sara Moore becomes a live-in caretaker for elderly multiple sclerosis victim Richard Englander, but is more interested in his money than in his welfare and drains his bank accounts to support her crack habit. In February 2014, Richard decides to fire her after only five days and notifies the police, and Sara bludgeons him with a tire iron and stabs him in the neck. She pleads guilty to second-degree murder and is sentenced to 25 years to life.

Latvian immigrant Angelika Gavare is a single mom working as a clerk in suburban Adelaide, Australia, who dreams of the good life. In December 2008, after stealing petty cash from her customers proves insufficient, she goes after 82-year-old Vonne McGlynn, bludgeoning her to death and dismembering the corpse so she can steal the elderly woman's money. She receives 32 years to life; Vonne's head and hands are still missing. 
Denise Goodwin is hired to care for lung cancer patient Carolyn Rabourn, and also bonds with Carolyn's husband, Gerald, who makes her a signatory of his bank accounts after learning she is a trustee. He little suspects Denise's credentials as a trustee are forged and that she has a history of taking advantage of the elderly. Three weeks after his wife's death, Gerald disappears, and Denise eventually steals $600,000 from the Rabourns. Gerald's body is never found, but Denise nevertheless receives life without parole for fraud and first degree murder.

Season 10: 2016[edit]

Ep No. Title Directed by: Written by: Original air date
1133"Killer Cougars"TBATBAAugust 27, 2016 (2016-08-27)

Canadian doctor Shirley Turner begins a relationship with American medical student Andrew Bagby, 13 years her junior. Shirley has borderline personality disorder and has a long history of failed relationships due to her violent, jealous behavior, and when Andrew ends the relationship for good, his fate is sealed. On November 5, 2001, Shirley, pregnant with Andrew's child, shoots him five times. She never faces justice, committing suicide in August 2003 by drowning herself and her infant son in the Atlantic Ocean.

Allison Miller, a thirty-something single mother of two in Mobile, Alabama, moves in her 19-year-old drug-addict and alcoholic boyfriend, Jasper "Pig" Thomas. She is unable to control his wild party-animal lifestyle, but can't bear to let him go. After Jasper ends the relationship in June 2002, Allison shoots him to death in front of her children. She is serving a 20-year sentence for manslaughter.

Gina Spann loves being the center of attention, and has a devoted partner in husband Kevin. She repays Kevin's devotion by faking a pregnancy and having multiple affairs, even moving one of her lovers into the marital home. In 1997, when Kevin decides to file for divorce, Gina, fearing financial ruin, enlists teenage lover Larry Kelly and friends Gerald Horne and Matthew Piazzi to shoot him to death. All four are serving life sentences.
2134"Granny Gets a Gun"TBATBASeptember 3, 2016 (2016-09-03)

Officer-in-training Alex Reyes' marriage to wife Leslie crumbles after only six months, and Leslie and the couple's infant son move in with her grandmother, Jean Allen, 81, who dislikes Alex due to his Mexican heritage. Jean and Leslie falsely accuse Alex of molesting the boy in a plot to get Leslie full custody, and before Alex can have his day in court, Jean swings into action, shooting Alex to death in January 2006. Unrepentant, she gets 25 years to life for first degree murder and dies in prison in 2010.

When Texan "Big" Joe Sturdivant retires from his transmission repair business for health reasons, his wife Joyce Sturdivant, 62, takes over the company. The "Queen Bee" embezzles money from the business to support her opiate addiction and soon owes tens of thousands in back taxes. To keep her husband from finding out and to benefit from his life insurance, Joyce shoots Big Joe to death in October 2008. She is sentenced to 30 years in prison.

Oklahomans Benny and Barbara Ann Scott move to Florida to spend their golden years together, but Benny has from congestive heart failure and relies on Barbara. In January 2012, tired of being her husband's carer, Barbara shoots Benny in the back of the head and buries his body in her herb garden, then spreads various conflicting stories about his whereabouts. She is serving life without parole.
3135"Bad To The Bone"TBATBASeptember 10, 2016 (2016-09-10)

At 18, Miranda Barbour is married with an infant daughter and an Internet business charging men for chats and companionship, but she is also a child sexual abuse survivor and an avowed Satanist who lures her husband, Elytte, into her faith. In November 2013, the couple entrap and murder Troy LaFerrara by stabbing him 20 times. Both are found guilty of second degree murder and are serving life without parole, although Miranda claims to have committed at least 22 other murders, a claim which has not been substantiated.

Sharon Edwards lives the good life as fiancee and then wife to successful criminal defense attorney David, but she has a history of abusive and violent behavior against boyfriends, and David is no exception, especially after he loses his job. In August 2015, after only two months of marriage, Sharon stabs David in the heart. She is serving a minimum 20-year sentence.

In 1930s Louisiana, Toni Jo Henry is a prostitute and heroin addict struggling to overcome a troubled childhood when she meets and marries Claude "Cowboy" Henry, who helps her get off drugs. When Cowboy murders a man for trying to proposition Toni Jo and gets 50 years in prison, Toni Jo and friend Arkie Burks plot to break him out of jail. In February 1940, they are given a ride by good Samaritan Joseph P. Calloway, and repay him by robbing and murdering him. Both are sentenced to death, and Toni Jo is executed by electric chair in November 1942.
4136"Cling 'Til Death"TBATBASeptember 17, 2016 (2016-09-17)

When Darcy Matlock's first marriage ends due to her extramarital affair, she finds comfort in the arms of her new boyfriend, Ron Griffin, but this relationship is also short-lived due to her erratic and jealous behavior. When Ron marries his new girlfriend, Andrean "Andie" Hanks, Darcy decides to destroy Ron's life by shooting Andrean to death in December 1993. Ron commits suicide two months after the murder, and Darcy is serving life in prison.

Vegas Bray suffered from an unhappy childhood which stalled her emotional development. As an adult, she is possessive of her boyfriend, Victor Saucedo. After Victor leaves her, she shoots him nine times in October 2012. She is sentenced to 50 years to life. Bray will be eligible for parole in 2066 at age 78.

British dental student Mindy Kaur Sanghera falls in love with businessman Sair Ali, even converting to Islam to be with him despite her Sikh background. After Sair marries his cousin, Sana, he allows Mindy to become his "temporary second wife" due to an Islamic religious provision, but ends this arrangement once Sana becomes pregnant. In May 2007, Mindy stabs Sana 43 times and also plunges the knife into Sana's womb to kill the unborn baby. She is sentenced to 14 years to life.
5137"Sugar and Spite"TBATBASeptember 24, 2016 (2016-09-24)

Teresa Perez is an attractive car salesman who enjoys manipulating men to get what she wants, which is the finer things in life without having to pay for them. She falls in love with Justyn Rosen, a married man twice her age, but after seven years of dating, Justyn ends the relationship and gets a restraining order against her. In October 2003, Teresa kidnaps Justyn, resulting in a violent standoff at the local police station in which she shoots Justyn 11 times and is herself killed by police.

Texan Brian Allen is a successful self-made businessman, but no matter what, he can't please his wife, Karra Trichelle Allen, who allegedly[clarification needed] has bipolar disorder that causes violent mood swings, especially when she drinks. Despite Trichelle's contempt for Brian, she doesn't want to lose him, and in July 2013, when Brian decides to divorce her, she responds by shooting him to death. She is serving life behind bars.

In their parents' acrimonious divorce, Welsh teens Ashleigh and Holly Robinson side with their mother, Joanne, and bear a grudge against their father, Tony, for allegedly hoarding their mother's jewelry and some cash. The resulting rift culminates in the girls plotting with their boyfriends, Gordon Harding and Sacha Roberts, to murder Tony so they can collect on their inheritance. In July 2010, Gordon stabs Tony 15 times in his sleep. Both boys receive life sentences, Ashleigh 22 years minimum, and Holly 18 years minimum; Joanne also serves four years for obstructing justice.
6138"Cash In"TBATBAOctober 1, 2016 (2016-10-01)

Susan Lee Russo's facade of devoted wife and mother masks her dark side: she is a meth addict and is having an affair with her drug dealer, Jason Andrews. Feeling smothered by her husband, David, and wanting his life insurance money, she employs Andrews and fellow drug dealer Bobby Morris to shoot David to death in July 1994. Both men get 25 years to life and Susan receives life without parole. Later Russo’s sentence was changed to 25 years to life and was denied parole in June 2018 after being granted parole.

Needing money to support her family, Dorothea Waddingham starts her own nursing home, despite lack of medical training and false credentials as a nurse, but finds caring for elderly patient Louisa Baguley and her daughter, Ada, too strenuous. Louisa and Ada die within a few months of each other in 1935, Ada after making Dorothea the sole beneficiary of her will. It is discovered that Dorothea poisoned both women with morphine, and she is hanged in 1936.

Petty criminals Alvin and Darlene Spears move from Louisiana to Colorado to make a fresh start, and Alvin begins studying to become a minister, but money is too tight for Darlene's shopaholic lifestyle. With her sights set on Alvin's life insurance money, Darlene bludgeons and stabs her husband to death in December 2003. She is serving life without parole plus 48 years for conspiracy to commit murder.
7139"Killer-in-Laws"TBATBAOctober 8, 2016 (2016-10-08)

Having quit her college teaching job and with her husband unemployed and the family in need of money, Katey Passaniti begins to prey on her Alzheimer's-afflicted mother and stepfather, Ernest and Loretta Luttrell. When Katey's plan to have Ernest permanently committed to an Alzheimer's unit fails, she manipulates her own unwitting mother and her parents' housekeeper Tina Van Moerquerk into hiring hitman Erick Crain to shoot Ernest to death in July 2010. Loretta is deemed unfit to stand trial, and Erick, Tina and Katey are all serving life without parole, with Katey also getting an additional 70 years for conspiracy and forgery.

In 1950s Kentucky, Opal Collins and paraplegic World War II veteran Ben Collins Jr. begin a whirlwind romance, leading to bad blood between herself and Ben's family, especially his mother and caretaker, Julia. After the couple marry and move in with Ben's family, the clashes escalate, and in March 1956, Opal shoots Julia, Ben and Ben's sisters Mary Sue and Martha Ann to death. Prosecuted for the murder of 11-year-old Mary Sue, Opal is sentenced to death, later commuted to life in prison.

When Rajvinder Kaur's husband Iqbal leaves India for England on a work visa, Rajvinder is stuck looking after her mother-in-law, Baljit, who constantly criticizes and demeans Rajvinder and orders her around. Rajvinder escapes when she leaves India to rejoin her husband, but when Baljit comes to England for a six-month visit, the cycle begins again until Rajvinder decides enough is enough. In February 2011, Rajvinder bludgeons Baljit to death with a rolling pin. She is serving 11 years to life.
8140"Suspicious Minds"TBATBAOctober 22, 2016 (2016-10-22)

Former high school golden girl and social worker Kimethia "Kim" Coleman falls head over heels in love with Air Force sergeant Brian Spinks, but is hotly jealous and suspects him of infidelity. In January 2010, after one confrontation too many, Brian ends the relationship, and Kim, who is not used to rejection, responds by stabbing him over 60 times and slashing his throat. Brian's death is caught on Kim's 911 call and Kim gets life without parole.

Alicia Ernst is bubbly and popular, while her best friend Stephanie Erends is troubled and insecure and self-medicates with drugs and booze. Stephanie is convinced Alicia stole her boyfriend, and at Stephanie's meth-fueled birthday party in March 2008, after Alicia makes some cruel jokes at Stephanie's expense, Stephanie slits Alicia's throat with a wallpaper scraper. She is serving life without parole.

Victoria Mendoza and her girlfriend, Tawnee Baird, forged their relationship in juvenile hall as teenagers. Victoria moves in with Tawnee, but is fiercely jealous, and the romance turns tumultuous and violent. In October 2014, suspecting Tawnee of cheating on her, Victoria stabs her lover over 40 times in a jealous rage. She is sentenced to 16 years to life.
9141"Unspeakable Acts"TBATBANovember 5, 2016 (2016-11-05)

Delpha Jo Spunaugle is on her fourth marriage, and her union with husband Dennis is troubled due to Dennis' alcoholism, abuse, and infidelity. A repentant Dennis pledges to save the marriage, but Delpha Jo wants his $150,000 life insurance policy more and has the couple's live-in handyman, David Woodward, bludgeon and stab Dennis to death in August 1993. Both murderers get life without parole.

Recently widowed chef Cai Xia Liao is smitten with Chinese-born Australian businessman Brian Mach, who is recently separated from his wife of 40 years, Mai. Brian promises to bring Cai Xia to live in Australia with him as his new wife, but reneges when Mai convinces him to reconcile. In March 2015, Cai Xia takes her revenge by beating and torturing Brian and murdering his wife and four-year-old grandson with garden shears. She is serving 32 years to life.

After a 30-year marriage, schoolteacher Nancy Larios has fallen out of love with her husband, Luis, but not with his money. After squandering his $90,000 inheritance and taking out a $425,000 life insurance on him, in August 2004, Nancy drugs Luis, ties him to a chair, stabs him in the eye and pushes him down a flight of stairs, then tries to disguise the killing as a freak accident. She is serving life without parole.
10142"DIY Burial"TBATBANovember 12, 2016 (2016-11-12)

Danielle Green is an aspiring equestrian with dreams of Olympic gold, and marries her second husband, Raymond, to use his money to achieve her goal. She isolates him from his family and drains his bank accounts, but when financial hardships leave the couple penniless, Raymond is no longer of use to her. With a rich new boyfriend in the wings, Danielle shoots Raymond ten times in May 2014 and stuffs his body into a toolbox. Her sentence is 60 years.

New York bankers Patricia Silberstein and Anthony "Tony" Wojcik move in together as a couple, but their happiness is short-lived, as Tony is an abusive, out-of-control alcoholic who cheats on Patricia. After Patricia leaves him, Tony continues to stalk and harass her. One night in May 1976, a meeting between the two turns violent when Tony assaults Patricia for refusing his advances and Patricia responds by beating him with a nightstick, placing him in a waste incinerator and leaving him to bleed to death. Originally, her sentence was made by her how old she was on the day of the murder; 22 years, 7 months, and 6 days. Later, she is given a 15-year sentence, which she serves, and dies three years after her release.

Twice-divorced Englishwoman Ann Browning begins an on-again, off-again romantic relationship with elderly widower Bill Williamson despite their age difference. After they reconcile, Ann convinces Bill to sell his home, deposit the proceeds in their joint bank account, and move in with her, but she has no intention of growing old with him. In September 2010, hungry for Bill's money, she beats him to death with a baseball bat and buries him in her back yard. She is serving 25 years to life.
11143"Anger Mismanagement"TBATBANovember 19, 2016 (2016-11-19)

Tomekia Johnson grew up in the tough Los Angeles neighborhood of Compton but ends up on the right side of the law when she becomes a California Highway Patrol officer. However, she has a hot temper fueled by alcohol, and her relationship with her husband, Marcus Lemons, is becoming strained. During an argument in February 2009, Tomekia beats Marcus and then shoots him in the head. She is serving 50 years to life.

Roxalana Druse thought she was marrying into money when she wed her husband William, but instead marries into twenty years of financial hardships as well as cruelty and verbal abuse from her spouse. In December 1884, after William threatens Roxalana, she enlists the help of her sister Mary and nephew Frank in murdering her husband, shooting, decapitating and dismembering him and then burning his corpse piecemeal. Mary receives a life sentence and Roxalana is hanged in 1887.

Chinese immigrant Huajiao Zhuang moves in with her son Peter and his wife Selina in Melbourne, Australia, to help care for their new baby. However, her old-world Chinese culture clashes with Selina's more modernized ways and the women are constantly at each others' throats, and Huajiao even tries to arrange a new marriage for her son. In May 2012, Huajiao bludgeons her daughter-in-law to death with a hammer. She is serving 17 years minimum and will be deported back to China in disgrace upon release.
12144"Love Leaves Town"TBATBANovember 25, 2016 (2016-11-25)

When Katrina Bridges gets pregnant, she and her boyfriend Chris Ingraham move to Maine to make a fresh start. However, Katrina is a kleptomaniac, even going so far as to stage a burglary in her own home to cover up her thefts, which is the last straw for Chris. In January 2001, after taking out a $15,000 life insurance policy on him, Katrina shoots Chris in the head while he sleeps. She is sentenced to 47 years.

Carmen Montenegro is financially supported by her boyfriend and later fiancee, Samuel Wiggins, but far from being grateful, she steals additional money from him. Sam finally has enough and breaks off the relationship in April 2011, which sends Carmen into a murderous rage as she stabs him 24 times, then dismembers his corpse with a chainsaw and deposits the remains in various places, including in two potted plants. She gets 26 years to life.

Julie Michelle Dunn is an Australian woman embroiled in a love triangle: she lives with boyfriend Graham Wilks but still has feelings for her ex, Greg, who is jailed for assaulting Graham. In December 2003, with Greg's release date imminent, she resolves the dilemma by drugging Graham's egg sandwich with sedatives and then bludgeoning him in the head while he is disabled, then tries to pin the murder on her son. She is serving life with a minimum of 18 years.
13145"Friends To Foes"TBATBANovember 26, 2016 (2016-11-26)

When Molly Martel's boyfriend becomes physically abusive, her best friend, Stephanie Campbell, is there to support her, but when Stephanie herself becomes a victim of domestic violence, Molly fails to return the favor, and instead sides with Stephanie's abuser, ending the friendship for good. In November 2010, a violent confrontation between the former friends leads to Molly stabbing Stephanie four times. Molly is convicted of second-degree murder and gets 20 to 40 years.

Nathan Matthews and his girlfriend, Shauna Hoare, get sexual kicks out of violent schoolgirl-rape pornography, and plot to make their sexual fantasies come true by abducting and raping Nathan's 16-year-old stepsister, Becky Watts. However, instead of kidnapping Becky, Nathan instead strangles her, and then he and Shauna dismember her corpse. Nathan is serving a 33-year minimum sentence and Shauna's sentence is 17 years for manslaughter.

In Cleveland, Ohio in 1952, preacher's wife Betty Butler loses her family and becomes an outcast in her community for engaging in lesbian extramarital affairs. Upon returning to her hometown of Cincinnati, she finds a helping hand in married woman Evelyn Clark, but Evelyn pays Betty to sleep with her, leaving Betty feeling like a sex slave and wanting out of the relationship. In October 1952, when an intoxicated Evelyn comes on to her, Betty responds by strangling her with a handkerchief and then drowning her. She is executed in June 1954, becoming the last woman executed in Ohio.

Season 11: 2017[edit]

Ep. No. Title Directed by: Written by: Original air date
1146"Mid Life Murder"TBATBASeptember 1, 2017 (2017-09-01)

Jeanne Harrington and her husband Michael Gable are in serious debt after his gambling addiction and her uncontrollable spending have left them broke. It all becomes too much for hoarder Jeanne, and on the night of August 16, 2011, she puts a vicious plan into action. She shocks her husband with a stun-gun while he sleeps on the couch, knocking him unconscious. She then beats him with a blunt object before smothering him by covering his face in plastic wrap. She is sentenced to 16 years to life in prison.

Mary Elizabeth Wilson is on her fourth husband, Ernest, after the mysterious deaths of two other husbands and a lover. However, their marriage doesn't last long, in fact, it lasts less than a year. Mary's suspicious comments about saving the wedding reception's sandwiches for the funeral, and how the local undertaker should give her a discount for all her business, are raising eyebrows. The bodies of two of her previous husbands are exhumed revealing high levels of phosphorus. Mary is found guilty of two murders and sentenced to death, with her motive revealed to be greedy for money. She later becomes known as the Merry Widow of Windy Nook and her death sentence is overturned.

Connie Sanders-Ford is deeply depressed after the death of her husband, but her new married lover, John Jordan, seems to bring her out of her dark mental state. John is forced to admit his affair to his wife after Connie shows up on their doorstep. Connie's plan to get her lover to leave his wife fails, instead, the couple decides to try and work it out, leaving Connie out in the cold. On March 30, 2015, she shoots John dead. She is sentenced to life without parole.
2147"Illicit and Lethal"TBATBASeptember 8, 2017 (2017-09-08)

Cheryl Lucero is working as a waitress when she meets Rick Roberts. Rick is married and Cheryl is in a long-term relationship but that doesn't stop them from getting together. Guilt makes Rick end the fling, but Cheryl won't accept that answer. She starts stalking him and his wife, even building a shrine for him, complete with pictures, items of his and even pieces of his clothing. On February 16, 2014, Cheryl arrives at Rick's garage and shoots him twice. She is found guilty of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison.

18 year old Maria Barbella and her family have moved from Italy to New York and she is looking for a husband. She thinks she has found one in entrepreneur Domenico Cataldo, a fellow Italian immigrant. Soon, Domenico reveals to her that he is married and she is understandably furious. After a night out, Maria's married lover turns from an adulterer to a criminal by drugging and raping her. Maria still wants to marry him, though, as it will help her regain her virtue. On April 26, 1895, Maria and her mother plead with Domenico to marry her in a busy bar, but he yet again refuses, saying "Not even a pig would marry you.". causing Maria to finally snap. She takes a razor blade from her bag and slits his throat. Maria is immediately arrested after the many witnesses identify her. She is found guilty and sentenced to death, but after a year on death row, a re-trail is granted where her abuse at the hands of Domenico is finally told. She is acquitted of all charges and later goes on to marry a good man and have a family of her own.

English mom Zatoon Bibi starts an affair with married man, Tanveer Iqbal. Zatoon eventually leaves her husband to be with Tanveer and she enters into a polygamous relationship with him and his wife, Nazrine. She wants Nazrine out of the picture, though, and starts sending her photos of herself and Tanveer having sex. Her plan soon backfires, making Tanveer kick her out of the house, leaving her. Zatoon is enraged and lures her former lover to her flat on January 13, 2016. There, she, her ex husband, Gul Nawaz, and her 15-year-old son, Kashim Nawaz, strangle him before putting his body in a box and dumping it in his car out of town. Security cameras give the killer family away and all three are found guilty. Gul receives life and must serve 25 years, Kashim must serve at least 6 years, and the mastermind, Zatoon Bibi, receives the biggest sentence, life with a minimum of 27 years.
3148"Broken Ties"TBATBASeptember 15, 2017 (2017-09-15)

After a difficult childhood, Misook Nowlin has finally found love in the arms of her husband, Don Wang. The two are madly in love and Don's mother, Linda Tyda, is happy to treat Misook like her own daughter. Soon, however, the happy family is torn apart when Linda shuns her daughter-in-law after Misook is caught shoplifting. Neither Don or Linda will post her bail and she is left in jail for eight days; while there, she plots revenge. She persuades a waitress to call Linda, asking her to be a translator for her at a meeting. When Linda arrives, she is shocked to see Misook instead, but Misook insists she only wants to repay Linda the money she once took from her. The two women end up in Misook's sewing shop and things go very bad. Linda is bashed over the head by her daughter-in-law with a hammer and then Misook strangles her to death before stuffing her body and container and burying her in a shallow grave on the outskirts of town. Misook Nowlin is sentenced to 55 years in prison.

Styllou Christofi moves from Cyprus to Britain to be with her son Stavros, his wife Hella and three grandchildren. Things don't go well from the get-go with Styllou being constantly judgmental of her daughter-in-law. On July 29, 1954, Stavros is working the night shift and leaves Styllou home alone with his wife. Styllou plots a brutal plan; she hits her daughter-in-law across the head with an ash pan before strangling her with a scarf and burning her body. Police find it hard to believe a grandmother could commit such a brutal crime such as this, until they look into her past. In 1925, back in Cyprus, a young Styllou was having problems with her own mother-in-law, and with the help of two accomplices, she killed her by shoving a burning torch down her throats. Styllou Christofi is hanged for Hella's murder on December 13, 1954.

Sarah Vercauteren of Salem Township, Pennsylvania, is a recovering heroin addict. She and her son are living with her mother, Dawn Marie Wagner. Everything is going great until Sarah relapses and starts using heroin again. Her mother is stuck and decides to kick her out after the holidays, but that day won't come for Dawn. On New Year's Eve, 2014, Sarah beats her mother with a hammer and strangles her, too, before leaving her body tied up in the bathroom. She is first charged with robbery after robbing a bank, but later, a new charge of first degree murder is added and Sarah soon confesses. She is sentenced to life without parole.
4149"The Dark Side"TBATBASeptember 22, 2017 (2017-09-22)

Patricia Wells is working as a nurse in a retirement home when she meets William Jennings. Although he is old enough to be her grandfather, the two are soon a couple. She convinces her new husband to transfer half of his assets into her account and eventually has control of everything he owns. She spends his money fast, drugging him, making it appear he has dementia, so he won't intervene. When it starts to run out, however, she decides William is worth more dead then alive. On September 19, 1989, she and her husband are a hotel room and she puts her plan into action. She beats him with her fists, kicks him with her cowboy boats and even sexually assaults him with foreign objects. She is found guilty of William's torturous death and is sentenced to death, which is overturned in 2013 for life without parole.

Megan Haines has a history of abusing elderly patients, but she still manages to get a job in an Australian nursing home. Her mistreatment of the elderly doesn't stop and three patients are constantly at the center of her abuse, Marie Darragh, 82, Isabella Spencer, 77, and another woman. The patients start complaining, so to keep them quiet, Megan poisons Marie and Isabella with insulin in May 2014, though the third patient luckily escapes. Megan Haines is sentenced to 27 to 36 years in prison.

Martha "Patty" Cannon is a tavern owner in 1820s Delaware, but she runs another secret business: kidnapping freed slaves before selling them again. Her tavern is popular amongst fellow slave traders, but Patty doesn't care about human life and kills many, including slaves and her own paying costumers. She even burns the baby of one of her slaves alive after she suspects it's the child of the slave and her cheating husband. She is finally arrested in 1829, but commits suicide in prison rather than face the hangman. She is known to have killed at least four but could be as high as 11 or more.
5150"Two To Tangle"TBATBASeptember 29, 2017 (2017-09-29)

After Donna Roberts' near brush with death, her family notices strange behavior including smoking and sex addiction. She starts having an affair with Nathaniel "Nate" Jackson, a career criminal and a man younger than her, while behind her divorced but live-in ex-husband Robert Fingerhut. Even with Nate in prison, their bond grows stronger and they plan Robert's murder. When Nate is released from prison in December 2001, Donna leaves home while Nate kills Robert. Nate proclaims Donna's innocence but eventually, they both receive the death penalty. Donna becomes the only woman currently on death row in Ohio.

In Jasper, Alabama, in 1997, Shonda Johnson is married five times by age 28, but is also a serial bigamist who is married to three men, #3 being Randy Mccular, a 4th and #5 Tim Richards. When Randy learns about Shonda's secret life, he threatens to take her children away and she is quickly arrested. While awaiting trial, she manipulates Tim into getting rid of Randy. Tim and Shonda follow Randy and Tim shoots him. Richards gets a life sentence for pleading guilty and testifying against Shonda. Shonda gets the death penalty, but in 2014, it is commuted to life without parole.

In Ontario, Canada, in 2014, Gupreet Ronald and Bhupinderpal Gil are next door neighbors who are having an illicit affair. Gupreet wants Bhupinderpal all to herself, but he won't leave his wife Jagtar because of financial strain and losing custody of his children. Desperate, Gupreet hatches a plan with Bhupinderpal to kill Jagtar, in which Gupreet bludgeons and cuts Jagtar to death. Both receive 25 year sentences.
6151"Hit and Run"TBATBAOctober 6, 2017 (2017-10-06)

Jacquelyn "Jackie" Greco is living the good life in Illinois with husband Carl Gaimari. But their marriage is on the rocks due to them having extramarital affairs and Jackie neglecting her children. One day in April 1979, two gunmen enter the home and murder Carl. It first seems like a robbery gone bad, but Jackie's family notices suspicious behavior with her hosting a party a few days later and marrying her lover. Jackie's sister comes forward with information about Carl's death but it wasn't confirmed. 34 years later, Jackie is finally arrested, and in 2016, she is found guilty and sentenced to 30 years in prison. This investigation is still ongoing as her trigger-men are still unidentified.

Bob and Martha Ann Mcclancy move from Florida to Tennessee because Bob, a veteran, has PTSD. The couple become friends with neighbor Chuck Kaczmarczyk who has the same background as Bob as military men. Martha Ann and Chuck start having an affair. Martha becomes overwhelmed with greed, and she comes up with a plan to kill Bob. Their first attempt to kill Bob fails, but on May 15, 2006, Bob dies from an overdose with his own medication. Years after the death, the couple become con-artists from committing fraud as posing elderly people with disabilities from the military. While serving her sentence for that crime, Martha Ann's son finds pictures with Bob posing in disturbing matters. Chuck pleads guilty to Murder 1 and is sentenced to 25 years. Martha Ann receives 50 years, but is eligible for parole in 15 years.

Mike and Ellen Snyder both work in the automobile business and seem like a perfect couple, but Mike has multiple sclerosis and Ellen starts gambling, which causes Mike to divorce her. In January 2002, their argument ends with Ellen shooting Mike eight times. In the following days, she uses a backhoe and her teenage son Michael to dump his body. Ellen faces a first-degree murder charge, but takes a plea bargain of manslaughter and now serves 11 years.
7152"Death Watch"TBATBAOctober 13, 2017 (2017-10-13)

Sarah Gonzales-McLinn is a Kansas teenager who looks like a good girl, but she is a troubled soul who is a drug addict and a sexual abuse survivor. Even when her boss Hal Sasko lets her board at his house, she still doesn't calm down. Sarah starts fantasizing about killing people and reading books about serial killers. In January 2014, she drugs Hal's beer with drugs, ties him up and stabs him by the neck, while smearing his blood on the wall and smears "Freedom". Convicted of first degree murder, she is sentenced to 50 years.

In 1860s Pittsburgh, Martha Grinder is a housewife with a morbid fascination with death. Her obsession leads her to kill a maid, two brothers-in-law, her daughter and a neighbor couple. Her husband was the only one spared. Prosecuted for the murders of maid Jane Buchanan and neighbor Mary Caruthers, Martha is sentenced to death and hanged in November 1867.

Samantha Bachynski meets her prince charming, Patrick Selepak, online while he is in prison. When he is released, he quickly returns to his life of crime, and involves his new lover. After robbing a store, the two torture and kill young couple Melissa and Scott Berels and their unborn baby before going on the run. Their plan to evade justice ultimately doesn’t work and both are sentenced to life without parole.
8153"Hot Tempers, Cold Hearts"TBATBAOctober 20, 2017 (2017-10-20)

After a tough divorce, Michigan mom Theresa Petto thinks she's found a new start in love when she sees high school friend Brent Kik, but Brent has no intentions of moving in with her even after she reveals she's pregnant. After her baby daughter's death, Theresa begins acting possessive of Brent and he ends the relationship. Theresa begins stalking him and new girlfriend Rachel Drafta, and in June 2015, Theresa shoots Rachel in the head. She pleads guilty to murder and receives life without parole.

Showgirl Clara Phillips has a happy marriage with husband Armor, but when a neighbor tells Clara about Armor talking to a recently-widowed woman named Alberta Meadows, it causes her to snap even though there is no evidence they are having an affair. On July 10, 1922, Clara and friend Peggy Caffee hitch a ride with Alberta to a secluded location where Clara bashes Alberta with a hammer. She was sentenced to 10 years to life and was released after 12 years. She is dubbed "Tiger Lady" because of how brutal the crime was.

Yvonne Caylor moves from Texas to her home country of England after a back injury and moves in with her half-sister Nicki Collingbourne. Yvonne and Nicki's relationship sours when Yvonne becomes jealous of her and is kicked out of Nicki's flat after Yvonne steals a doll collection and tries to make Nicki's mother lie. On May 23, 2016, Yvonne disguises herself as a man and later bludgeons Nicki with a chicken-shaped pot and strangles her. Yvonne is sentenced to life with 20 years minimum.
9154"The Love Of Money"TBATBAOctober 27, 2017 (2017-10-27)

Maryann Castorena has fallen out of love with her long time lover Jose Hernandez, but not with his money, and wants his life insurance and to be with her secret married husband. In January 2014, she hires gang teen Anthony Delagarza to beat Jose to death on a cold winter's night. Anthony gets 20 to 40 years and Maryann gets life without parole.

In early 20th century Delaware, May Carey is left destitute after her husband's death and left penniless and raising her three sons. Robert, her brother and wealthy auto mechanic, is always there for May, but instead of being grateful, she envies him. When her mother dies and leaves her money and house to Robert, it makes May snap and forces her two oldest sons James and Howard in November 1927 to beat and shoot Robert and make the scene look like a robbery gone wrong. Seven years later, the killer family is exposed after the third son tells investigators about the murder. James gets life, and Howard and May are sentenced to death and are both hanged in 1935.

In Muswellbrook, Australia, Michael and Michelle Willard at first have a happy marriage, but Michael's salary is decreased and Michelle has a spending habit that puts them in debt. Michelle wants Michael's $250,000 life insurance to pay off the debts. On February 21, 2003, Michelle hires neighbor Danielle Wilkinson and her teen lover to shoot Michael in his sleep. Danielle and her lover plead guilty and are given 16 to life sentences while Michelle gets 26 to life.
10155"Fatal Ties"TBATBANovember 3, 2017 (2017-11-03)

California couple Joel and Jennifer Shanbrom have a strained relationship due to Jennifer's expensive tastes that plunges them into debt. It gets worse when Jennifer has an affair with con-artist Matthew Fletcher. After Joel discovers their affair, Jennifer and Matthew shoot Joel in March 1998 to cash in his $1,000,000 life insurance. Both get life without parole.

In 1770s Massachusetts, Bathsheba Spooner has a bad relationship with her abusive alcoholic husband Joshua. Her depressed mood changes when she meets teenage soldier Ezra Ross, developing into an affair which gets Bathsheba pregnant. Fearing punishment due to the laws of the time, she has Ezra and two Red Coat soldiers beat Joshua and dump his body in a well in March 1778. All four are sentenced to hang. Bathsheba Spooner is hanged on July 2, 1778, becoming the first woman executed in the United States since the Declaration of Independence.

Englishwoman Maria Boyne is a selfish and shameless flirt who has multiple affairs with men, while her husband Graham is a devoted father to their children and wants to rekindle their relationship. In April 2008, after Graham assaults Maria's new boyfriend, Maria lures him to have sex with her and stabs him 31 times. She is sentenced to 36 years and is eligible for parole in 2033.
11156"In The Family(2nd)"TBATBANovember 10, 2017 (2017-11-10)

Jennifer Pan goes from straight A student to an irresponsible disobedient as she constantly lies to her parents Huei Hann and Bich Ha, with whom she's always had a strained relationship. After her father discovers her lies, she is forbidden from seeing her boyfriend Daniel Wong. Dreaming of eloping together and wanting her inheritance, Jennifer hires Daniel and three hitmen to kill her parents in November 2010, but Huei Hann survives and he gives away Jennifer to the police. Jennifer, Daniel and the hitmen are given 25 to life sentences.

Martha Place at first had a good relationship with her stepdaughter Ida while she was a housekeeper, but as Ida's father William marries Martha, the bond disappears, and the family becomes volatile and violent as William shows more attention to Ida than Martha, which drives Martha insane with jealousy. On February 7, 1898, when Martha finds Williams' will stating Ida as the beneficiary, Martha snaps. She throws acid on and asphyxiates Ida and later non-fatally attacks William with an axe. Martha is executed in March 1899, becoming the first woman executed in the electric chair.

Judith Cengiz and Lindsay Jellett are Australian fraternal twins who share a trust fund of $130,000 due to Lindsay having been brain damaged from a car accident. Although Judith uses the money for Lindsay, she spends most of it in the poker machines, and her money transfer is cut off when the Supreme Court finds out about her activity. Eager for the money and to avoid her gambling addiction from being exposed, Judith drugs Lindsay and makes the crime scene look like a hit & run in May 1994. Because of no official cause of death, Judith is charged with attempted murder and is given 10 years, but is released in 2002 after serving 6 years.
12157"Tipping Point"TBATBANovember 17, 2017 (2017-11-17)

Amy Bishop was a professor and neurobiologist PhD in Chemistry at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, but has a history of violent outbursts, including shooting her brother to death in 1986. In 2010, after being denied tenure over poor performance, she opened fire during a meeting of the biology department, killing three of her colleagues and leaving three more critically wounded. She is sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

In 1866, Irish woman Bridget Durgan was starting a new life as a maid, but her jobs did not last long. After having seizures, Dr. William Coriell examines her and ends up hiring her. Bridget envies his wife Mary's lifestyle and husband, and is lazy and insubordinate. After Mary convinces her husband to fire the maid, Bridget stabs Mary to death before setting the house on fire to try and cover her tracks. Bridget claims robbery, but after the fire is quickly put out, the truth is revealed. Bridget is sentenced to death by hanging in 1867. Lisa Shuler and her husband Brandon are Christians who loved helping the community in a local church, but Lisa has secret sexual desires. After separating from her husband, Lisa begins browsing the Internet, looking for someone who can satisfy her desires, and meets 49-year old Charles Pierce. Lisa and Charles both indulge in their mutual desires and document it all on Charles' phone, but it quickly takes a toll on her. In 2013, she lures Charles into her house under the pretense of a rape fantasy and shoots him multiple times, leaving him to bleed to death. She attempts to delete the photographs and evidence on Charles' phone but fails. Lisa is sentenced to 45 years in prison.
13158"Dumped and Dangerous"TBATBANovember 24, 2017 (2017-11-24)

Empty nesters Shannon O'Roark Griffin and her husband, Roscoe, are living apart. Roscoe has moved to Kansas after being offered a new teaching job, but Shannon refuses to move from their home in Missouri. Roscoe starts an affair with his psychiatrist, Dr. Irina Puscariu, even though it is forbidden. Shannon is furious when she finds out, and after months of confrontations, she has had enough. On January 13, 2012, she drives 250 miles throughout the night to Irina's house. When Irina opens the door, she ambushes her, shooting her four times in front of Irina's mother. Shannon pleads guilty to second degree murder and is sentenced to 20 years in prison.

36 year old Patricia Tito of Shreveport, Louisiana, has a way of luring in men and using them for money. When her latest lover, Chris Shufflin, ends up in the hospital after a stroke, he realizes Patricia is using him for money and refuses to give her any more. Patricia dumps Chris as soon as she's cut off, but her earlier lovers are all refusing to take her back as well. She is left penniless and tries to get back with Chris, but he has moved on with 59-year-old Judie Winn. After weeks of threats, a jealous and angry Patricia shoots Judie through her kitchen window as she is washing the dishes. Patricia pleads guilty to manslaughter and is sentenced to 34 years in prison.

30-year-old divorcee Manisha Patel starts dating fellow immigrant Niraj Dave. Soon, Manisha finds out she's pregnant and agrees to an abortion, but there's another surprise in store: Niraj reveals to her he is betrothed to another. His fiancée, Purvi Joshi, soon arrives in Sydney, Australia, and once Purvi arrives, Manisha is kicked out of her home and Purvi takes her place. Manisha is furious and plans revenge. On July 30, 2013, she uses her house key to break in. She strangles Purvi using her own hands before stabbing her twice in the chest. Her attempts to stage the scene as a robbery fails and Manisha is sentenced to 24 years in prison.

Season 12: 2018[edit]

Ep No. Title Directed by: Written by: Original air date
1159"Married Today Gone Tomorrow"TBATBASeptember 3, 2018 (2018-09-03)

Young American Molly Martens takes a job in Ireland as a live-in nanny for single father of two Jason Corbett. Jason's first wife died from an asthma attack, and Molly becomes a mother figure for the two children. When Molly expresses homesickness, she and Jason moved back to the United States, but their relationship deteriorates due to Molly's possessive nature over his kids. He plans on returning to Ireland when Molly's parents make a surprise visit. During that weekend visit in August 2015, Molly and her father Thomas, a former FBI agent, beat Jason to death and claim self-defense. Their stories are quickly unraveled, and both father and daughter receive 20-to-25 year prison sentences for murder.

In Houston, Texas, seemingly devout Jehovah's Witnesses Sandra Melgar and her husband Jaime appear to be a perfect couple. They run a successful rental business together, but their 32-year marriage endures several problems. Sandra is devoted to her religion, but as a Jehovah's Witness, being divorced would result in her being shunned from her community. In December 2012, on the couple's wedding anniversary, Sandra stabs her husband to death in their bedroom and attempts to stage the scene as a burglary gone wrong. She ties herself up, and is later found by her husband Jaime's family. After police question Sandra and investigate the scene, they discover holes in her story. She is convicted of first-degree murder in 2017, and sentenced to 27 years in prison.

High school sweethearts Renee Poole and her husband Brent are young newlyweds with a baby daughter. Brent tries to provide for his family as a mechanic, but Renee becomes bored with marriage and motherhood, and the high school dropout becomes a stripper. She has multiple sexual affairs at the strip club, including with a man named John Frazier, who taunts Brent about his relationship with Renee. On the couple's third anniversary in 1998, Renee arranges for her and Brent to go on vacation in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina under the guise of rekindling their marriage, but the weekend getaway is actually a setup. Renee recruits John to kill Brent on the beach, but she claims they were victims of a fatal mugging. After detectives discover the ruse, Renee implicates John in the plot. Both are convicted of Brent's murder; Renee is serving a life sentence, and John gets 30 years.
2160"Kiss Then Kill"TBATBASeptember 14, 2018 (2018-09-14)

Robin O'Neill becomes engaged to coworker Steve Lotts but Robin has extreme jealousy with his female friends. She also goes as far off as stalking him which is the last straw for Steve. In November 2014 after Steve calls off the engagement Robin shoots Steve and his 28 year son Jamis. She is convicted of aggravated murder and is sentenced to life without parole.

Sarah Williams and Katrina "Kit" Walsh are best friends despite their 20 year age difference but enjoy using men for money with Sarah having sex with them. Sarah's new lover is 57 year Ian Johnston but he breaks off the fling to be with his lover Sadie Hartley. After numerous attempts to get Ian back fails both women plan her murder for a year before acting on it in January 2016. Kit gets 25 to life and Sarah 30 to life.

Ronrico and Ashley Shutes marriage falls apart due to Ashley's temper and violent outbursts including attacking and ex lover with her car in 2005. After a year of marriage the couple decide to separate but argue about their custody agreement of their infant daughter. In May 2016 Ashley ends an argument with her ramming Ronrico twice with their car but he survives but says it was an accident despite a witness. After he succumbs to his injuries Ashley is arrested and sentenced to 15 to life.
3161"Friends Are Foes"TBATBASeptember 21, 2018 (2018-09-21)

Jennifer Rose Trent is a Florida woman struggling to make ends meet for her son. She befriends 69-year old Doris Johnston, who allows Jennifer and her son to stay with her in her home rent-free. When Doris goes out of state to visit her family, Jennifer moves in her boyfriend and spends $15,000 of Doris' money. In January 2015 Doris is alerted to the missing money and confronts Jennifer; the confrontation quickly turns violent and Jennifer repeatedly slams Doris' head into the floor, leaving her unconscious and clinging to life. After 4 days of waiting for Doris to die, Jennifer suffocates her with a garbage bag. Police soon find Doris' body after her family becomes concerned. Jennifer is sentenced to life without parole.

Jemma Lilley is an Australian woman who practices S&M and has a disturbing obsession with serial killers, particularly Son of Sam. She shares these dark interests with her submissive new friend and housemate, Trudi Lenon. In June 2016 they make their murder fantasies come true by tricking Trudi's son's friend, Aaron Pajich, 18, into coming to their home to swap video games with her son. After failing to garrotte Aaron, they stab him in the neck and chest before burying his body in the backyard. Both are sentenced to life with a minimum of 28 years.

Jacqueline Luongo meets Patricia Viveiros at an AA meeting and they move in together. But Jacqueline starts stealing her money and life insurance checks. After being confront with the fraud, Jacqueline has Patricia arrested for a DUI warrant. In August 2014 Jacqueline violently suffocates Patricia to death before going on another spending spree. Jacqueline confides in the murder to her lover Maria Caldoron who turns her in. While awaiting trial she attempts to have Maria murdered but this is caught by police in a sting. Convicted of murder and attempted murder Jacqueline is sentenced to life without parole.
4162"Lover Makes Three"TBATBASeptember 28, 2018 (2018-09-28)

Giovanni and Crystal Gambino appear to be a perfect couple. But both indulge in drugs and sex parties which plunges them into debt and their wine importing business to fail. Despite this the couple find comfort in their orgies to fix their marriage. In February 2016 the couple invite another couple Geoffrey Gilliland and Stephanie Sanchez to their house for a foursome. When Crystal tries to join in Giovanni pushes her away causing Crystal to shoot all three. She pleads guilty to manslaughter and two counts of second degree murder and receives 29 years in prison.

After her husband abandons her, Ada Hulmes is in dire straits for her daughter who she leaves in a convent. Her income becomes her talents in piano and charm and travels around the southwest performing in saloons before settling down in Silver City, New Mexico. There she befriends prostitute Claude Lewis and finds love in Jack Brown a married womanizer. In February 1889 Jack dumps Ada for Claude and later goes to the saloon shooting him in front of many witnesses. She receives only 3 years.

Sabah Khan is a British Pakistani woman who lives with her entire family including her sister Saima and her husband Jafez Raymond and their children. Later Sabah and Jafez begin an illicit affair behind everyone's back which goes on for several years which leades to Sabah having an abortion and desiring to be a mother figure to her nieces and nephews. In May 2016 when the couple announce they will move out of the house and Jafez ends the relationship an enraged Sabah lures Saima from work back to the house where she stabs her nearly 68 times and attempts to make the scene look like a robbery gone wrong. She pleads guilty to murder and receives 22 years to life.
5163"Twisted Desires"TBATBAOctober 5, 2018 (2018-10-05)

In the 1970s Rita Gluzman became an activist in order to free her husband Yakov from the Soviet Union. After he is freed, Yakov becomes a celebrated microbiologist. But after two decades of living in the United States their marriage deteriorates,due to Rita's spending. After separating, Yakov starts a relationship with a woman in Israel and seeks to divorce Rita. On April 6th, 1996, Rita and her cousin Vladimir Zelenin hack him to death with an axe before dismembering his body. Before disposing of the body parts, Vladimir is caught by a passing police officer. Vladimir pleads guilty and is given 22 and a half years; he is released in 2015. Rita is convicted on a federal charge of interstate domestic violence resulting in death and receives life without parole.

20-something year old parents Rex and Amanda Taylor are obsessed with serial killers. In 2014, Rex and Amanda separate after he develops a drug addiction and he moves in with his father, Charles. After Rex spirals into a deep depression and commits suicide, Amanda focuses her guilt and rage at her father-in-law. Looking for a new partner to share in her obsession, she meets fantasist Sean Ball. During a visit to her father-in-law in April 2015, Amanda stabs him 31 times in the face and neck while Sean strikes him repeatedly in the head . After he dies, Amanda decides to take a selfie with his corpse and posts it online. Afterwards, Sean knocks himself out with sedatives before Amanda shoots him in the face. She once again takes a selfie and posts it online. Sean is discovered alive. Amanda is sentenced to life without parole. Sean is sentenced to 60 years.

Kayleigh Woods and Jack Williams are obsessed with Satanism. Their toxic relationship is witnessed by their housemate Bethany Hill, Jack's ex-girlfriend. After having Jack removed from their apartment by police, he is soon back with Kayleigh once again and living in the apartment. On February 2nd, 2016 Bethany calls her father to seek help moving from the apartment, that night, Kayleigh and Jack attack Bethany, binding her and placing her in a bathtub before torturing her and severing her jugular vein. After cleaning up the crime scene, Kayleigh calls the police and claims Bethany had committed suicide. Both receive 26 years to life.
6164"The Blame Game"TBATBAOctober 19, 2018 (2018-10-19)

Marlene Johnson's marriage to husband Ervin becomes troubled due to Marlene's jealousy and volatile behavior against him and coworker Shirley Pierce. After their separation Marlene continues to harass and stalk both of them. In July 2013 Marlene violently slashes Shirley to death. In 2018 she is sentenced to life without parole.

From a young age Estibaliz "Esti" Carranza has dreams of motherhood but feels husband Holger Holz can't give her a baby due to his Hare Krishna faith. In April 2008 Holger goes missing and Esti falls in love with Manfred Hinterberger with whom she once had an affair with during her marriage. In 2010 he too goes missing. Later in 2011 it is revealed that Esti shot both men, dismembered their bodies with a chainsaw and hid the remains in buckets mixed with cement in the basement of her ice cream parlor in Vienna, Austria. She pleads guilty to murder and sentenced to life in a maximum security psychiatric prison.

Jody Herring is a troubled Vermont woman with an addiction to drugs and alcohol that causes her to losing custody of her three children. Family and friends are there for her but are also concerned about her behavior which also leads to a breakup with a lover and an attempted suicide. In August 2015 she steals a hunting rifle then murders her aunt Julie Falzarano and her cousins Regina and Rhonda Herring before driving to the Department for Children and Families and murdering social worker Lara Sobel. She pleads guilty to one count of first degree murder and three counts of second degree murder and is sentenced to life without parole.
7165"Love Turns to Hate"TBATBANovember 2, 2018 (2018-11-02)

Tausha Fields Morton is a serial bride who enjoys attention for men and cheating on past husbands. One of them is Mitch Kemp with whom she has a daughter with is no exception as she cheats on him with Greg Morton later marrying him while still married to Mitch committing bigamy. In August 2004 ,when Mitch fights for custody of their daughter Tausha (fearing her secrets will be exposed), she and Greg lure Mitch to shoot him 6 times and bury his body in a rural property. Greg pleads guilty and receives 19 years, while Tausha receives a life sentence.

Ellishia Allen is a British glamour model with a drinking problem and a volatile temper. She is able to find love in Karl Bloxham who tries to help her sober up, but her drinking problem comes back after months of sobriety. In June 2015, after a few years into the relationship, Karl wants out but a raged-filled Ellishia stabs him fatally in the cardiac area. She pleads guilty to murder and sentenced to a 14 year minimum sentence with elgibility for parole at age 43.

Raminder Kaur and Baldeo Taneja are Indian-born natives in their 60s living in America who fall in love with each other, but Baldeo has his wife Preeta Gabba back in Mumbai, who later moves to the United States where she discovers their affair which ends in a divorce. Preeta intends to stay in America and demands Baldeo to pay alimony, which he does not intend. This results in Preeta developing a huge hatred between herself and Baldeo and intense jealousy of Raminder. In October 2013, Raminder shoots Preeta several times in the back in front of many witnesses. Both Raminder and Baldeo are convicted of murder and received life imprisonment. Raminder is eligible for parole in 2032.
8166"Jilted and Jealous"TBATBANovember 9, 2018 (2018-11-09)

In 1950's Salt Lake City, Jean Sinclair, the owner of a retirement home, begins a forbidden love with her beauticion LaRae Peterson. But Jean becomes possessive of her and after 6 years LaRae wants out and starts a fresh start with Donald Foster who becomes her fiancee. In January 1963 she ambushes Donald shooting him near the face. She was sentenced to life.

In 1861 Paula Angel meets the love of her life in Juan Miguel Martin, a married man who hangs out in saloons and with prostitutes. After finding out his secrets and refusing to marry her, Paula stabs him 3 times. She was sentenced to hang.

Despite two children and financial security, Paul and Rena Salmon have a loveless marriage due to Rena's severe depression and drug abuse which leads to them separating. They both talk about their troubles with neighbor Lorna Stewart, a married woman, then has an intimate relationship with Paul which results in Lorna leaving her husband. In September 2002 a jealous Rena shoots a pregnant Lorna several times. She was sentenced to 14 years to life but released in 2016.
9167"Boiling Point"TBATBANovember 16, 2018 (2018-11-16)

Victoria Rickman is a volatile hot-tempered woman who has a history of abuse and violent outbursts and her new lover William "Bill" Carter is no exception. She also resents his time he spends with his daughter from a previous relationship. After violent assaults, Bill gets out of the relationship but Victoria won't let him go, going so far as to accuse him of rape and abuse. After her lies are exposed, she assaults Bill again, which earns her a battery charge against her. In September 2013, after having sex, Victoria shoots Bill several times and claims self defense. She is sentenced to life without parole.

In the late 19th century London Mary Wheeler is a young woman who enjoys using men for money and sex (one in particular was Frank Hogg). She later begins an affair with Mary's close friend Phoebe, then gets hitched when she gets pregnant. In October 1890, she beats Phoebe to death with a fire poker and slashes her throat then uses her body to smother the infant then dump their bodies. She is hanged on December 23,1890.

Dan and Lauren Stuart are a Michigan couple who are devout to their Jehovah's Witnesses faith. But they turn on their faith when they decide their two children should go to college something the religion are against which get them shunned from the church. After 5 years of excommunication, Lauren suffers from depression, which makes her believe too much about Armageddon. In February 2018, she murders Dan, her children (Steven and Bethany), and the family dog before ultimately committing suicide.
10168"The Takers"TBATBANovember 23, 2018 (2018-11-23)

Kirsten Stephens is a Missouri woman who is married to her retired coworker Charlie. But Kirsten has a severe compulsive gambling problem that forces Charlie to come out of retirement and losing nearly a million dollars over the course of their marriage. In March 2014 Kirsten shoots Charlie in the back with a rifle as he sleeps to collect on his life insurance and makes the scene a robbery gone wrong. She was sentenced to life without parole.

Brittney Dwyer is an Australian woman who has a close relationship with her grandfather Robert Whitwell. But in secret Brittney has a dark obsession with murder and violence. While visiting Robert her mother tells her about hidden money in his shed. In August 2016 Brittney and new friend Bernadette Burns drive 1200 miles to her grandfather's house where Brittney stabs him in the neck and chest, letting him blead to death. Bernadette received a minimum of 13 years and 6 months, while Brittney gets a minimum of 21 years.

Joe and Iryn Meyers are a couple who own a garage with their trusted employee David O'Dell. But after Iryn decides she wants her children from a previous relationship come to the US, they both use David by purchasing his house and having taken out a life insurance policy on him. Iryn goes so far as to neglecting to give his medication for seizures. On Valentine's Day 2016 Joe and Iryn hit David in the head and burn down his house with him succumbing smoke inhalation. Convicted of murder, arson, fraud, and falsifying documents, they are sentenced to 23 years to life.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Under Canadian Juvenile Law, the real names of "J.R.", "Sandra", and "Beth" cannot be mentioned within the episode, as all three were juveniles at the time of the murders. Canadian code prohibits the use of a juvenile offender's real name in print and newspaper. Subsequent articles, including some linked here, do reveal their full names and family names. Each of the juvenile perpetrators in this story received the maximum sentences allowed under Canadian Law: 10 years.
  2. ^ Bibel, Sara. "Femme Fatales Return with a Vengeance on Season 6 of 'Deadly Women' on Investigation Discovery". Retrieved April 28, 2014.
  3. ^ "Deadly Women: Season 6, Episode 3 "Insatiable Greed"". Amazon. Retrieved 2014-08-09.
  4. ^ "曾女杀夫与子 陪审团建议死刑." Sina Network. August 10, 2011. Retrieved on January 29, 2016.
  5. ^ "'Deadly Woman': Mother Manipulated Sons Into Killing Their Family Members (VIDEO)". Huffington Post. November 28, 2011.
  6. ^ Lyons, Arthur; Funk, Stuart (illustration). "The Black Widow of Rancho Mirage". Palm Springs Life. Archived from the original on 2014-04-30.
  7. ^ The story is also written about in Saroyan, Aram (1993). Rancho Mirage: An American Tragedy of Manners, Madness, and Murder. Barricade. ISBN 978-0942637953.

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