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 Lydia Sherman

Lydia Sherman

Burlington, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
Death 16 May 1878 (aged 53–54)
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Body lost or destroyed
Memorial ID 8890048 · View Source
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Criminal. Female serial Killer. She poisoned three husbands and seven children, went on trial in 1872 and was convicted of second-degree murder. Dubbed the "Modern Lucretia Borgia," "Poison Fiend," "Borgia of Connecticut" and the "Queen Poisoner," She spent the rest of her life in prison.

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  • Added: 8 Jun 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8890048
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