Top Ten Deadliest Female Serial Killers

by staff on September 18, 2011

Infamous names like Charles Manson and Jack The Ripper rule the roost when it comes to the heinous world of serial killers. But the fairer — though no less murderous — sex has also produced many a ruthless killer over the years, with nursing home workers and prostitutes regularly flipping out and embarking on killing rampages. Here then is a blood-stained run-down of the ten most fearsome female serial killers to ever roam the Earth. (Warning: Most of them also have utterly shocking haircuts.)

Beverly Allitt
10
Andrea Yates
9
Karla Homolka
8
Amelia Dyer
7
Aileen Wuornos
6
Jeanne Weber
5
Amy Archer-Gilligan
4
Jane Toppan
3
Rosemary West
2
Belle Sorenson Gunness
1