Meet 7 of the most insane and cold-blooded women serial killers who terrified humanity.

1.    Elizabeth Bathory was a Hungarian Countess during 16th century. Also known as ‘The Blood Countess’, she was found guilty of the murder of 80 young girls. This prolific female serial killer used to lure her victims to her castle under the pretext of well-paid servant work or courtly etiquette lessons. Few of the witnesses claimed they saw her eating the flesh of her victims while others claimed she drank their blood.

2. Norwegian-American Belle Gunness allegedly faked her own death in an arson act and escaped from the spot. She killed more than 40 people during the early 20th century. She allegedly killed her suitors and her first two husbands for their wealth and subsequently placed an ad which is believed to have attracted several of her later victims.

3.    Amelia Dyer, who was hanged to death for murdering babies in 1896, was also known as the most prolific baby farm murderer of Victorian England. She was first caught in 1879 when she was sentenced to six months imprisonment with hard labour. But after her release, she resumed murdering babies and was again caught by the authorities.

4.    Marry Bell from Scotswood, England strangulated two boys in her childhood and carved out M with a razor on victims’ stomachs. She was released from prison in 1980 at the age of 23 and has lived under court-protected anonymity ever since.

 5.    Delphine Lalaurie, a Louisiana born serial killer is suspected to have killed hundreds of black slaves in the early part of 19th century. She fled to Paris when an angry mob attacked her house after witnessing her torture chamber where she used to kill and torture her enslaved victims. 

6.    Genene Jones was a paediatric nurse at Bexar Country Hospital. She is suspected to have killed more than 60 infants between 1971 and 1984. She used to inject digoxin and heparin to induce sickness in her patients which led to subsequent deaths. She was charged with poisoning six babies when she was caught in Texas.

7.    Angel Makers of Nagvrev, a group of women led by midwife Julia Fazekas in a village in Hungary, poisoned nearly 300 people between 1914 and 1929.

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