Some killers don't go far to find their victims. Driven by revenge, greed and family "honor", these women turned on their own. When these Deadly Women struck, they kept it "In the Family".
When it came to murder, these women thought two minds were better than one. They were the masterminds, but didn't want to get their hands dirty. For these Deadly Women, it took "Two to Terminate".
Some women's feminine wiles mask their true natures. On the surface these women appear fun, but if you cross them they turn lethal. When these Deadly Women felt let down, they took revenge and revealed their "Hidden Rage".
Love brings hope and happiness, but broken hearts can leave a trail of blood and tears. When lovers and friends dump these women, they take the ultimate revenge. These Deadly Women prove hell hath no fury like a woman "Scorned".
Some women tread a fine line between anger and insanity. A bondage queen punishes her rival, a teenager wreaks fiery revenge, and a doctor prescribes a lethal cure for her problems. These Deadly Women are damaged goods, but are they "Mad or Bad"?
When some brides vowed to love and honor their husbands, they lied. These Deadly Women made a mockery of marital commitment. They only promised "To Have and To Kill".
Beauty is only skin deep; scratch the surface and you could find an ugly soul. A gorgeous girl preys on an elderly man, a cabaret star performs a killer finale, and a farmer's wife harvests husbands. These Deadly Women get their way "If Looks Could Kill".
Some women need to dominate, even if they have to kill. An Iowa divorcee stages a home invasion; Jealousy and alcohol prove a lethal mix for for a UK mom; and a drug kingpin won't let anyone stand in her way. These Deadly Women are as "Cold as Ice".
For these women, one good man wasn't enough. A middle-aged woman used looks to prey on elderly gentleman; an army wife didn't want a soldier but a squad; and a serial wife cooks up meals to die for. These Deadly Women married for the money, honey.
Being the ?other woman' is a lonely life. Some turn rejection into rage. A call girl craved the high life, a teen mom eradicated her rival, and a lesbian love affair ripped a family apart. These Deadly Women refused to play ?Second Best'.
These women's actions were so cruel they were almost unbelievable. Their callous acts proved they were ?Heartless'.
When these women were betrayed, they demanded payback. A crazed mother took a custody battle too far, a scorned lover wiped out her competition, and a sex addict stepped on everyone in her way. They settled their scores by wreaking "Lover's Revenge".
When these women fell out of love they didn't walk away; they chose a permanent separation with financial benefits. They all wanted to be single but with no strings attached; they were ?Self Made Widows'.
When some women lust for money, it costs family and friends more than their bank balance. Putting money above lives, these ?Deadly Women' have a "Hunger for Cash".
Love is usually a game for two -- when three try to play, somebody will lose out. An obsessed wife fixates on revenge, a lustful affair breeds a wicked plot, and a wealthy housewife hides more than skeletons in her closet.
Tullie Gburek quickly became the deadliest woman in Chicago history.
Caroline poisoned her victims and was thrilled to watch them die.
When Jennifer's lover told her that his wife had to die - she made sure she did.
A Californian woman commits a deadly sin rather than live with her husband
This cougar uses her feminine wiles to get the attention of young men.
Judith Ann and her husband rape and murder young women for their enjoyment.
Christina Walters was willing to kill anyone to become "Alpha Dog".
Griselda Blanco shows no mercy in having her own thugs taken out.
This solder survived the war, but the love of his woman was enough to kill him.
What do you when you discover your son's girlfriend is a master manipulator?
Marie Hilley changes her appearance often to avoid being put in jail.
Brandita Taliano of Los Angeles wanted to live the high life and would do anything to get it.
Twisted minds and dark secrets drive women to murdering rampages, love affairs turn into fatal attractions, the lust for money and revenge leads to cold-blooded murder, and the most ruthless female killers of them all are investigated. Expert psychologists and pathologists investigate the complex motives and methods of these DEADLY WOMEN.
Deadly Women investigates the motives and modus operandi of female murderers. While males are often driven by anger, impulse and destruction, women usually have more complex, long-term reasons to kill. This series explores the psyche of female killers.
Deadly Women investigates the motives and modus operandi of female murderers. While males are driven by anger, impulse and destruction, women usually have more complex, long-term reasons to kill. Experts sift forensic fact from fanciful fiction as a former FBI agent, and a forensic pathologist provide commentary on the tell-tale evidence that Deadly Women leave behind.
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