Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Mothers who kill

Stories of mothers who kill their children for attention, or because they’re told to do so by demonic voices, or just because they want to get rid of them.

Where People are Leaving their Dead Infants 2013

A look at some of the horrifying places people are leaving their unwanted newborns. Many states have “Safe Haven” laws allowing an infant to be left at a hospital with no questions asked — an option that must have been unknown to these mothers.

Today in Crime History: Killer Mom Marybeth Tinning Arrested

On February 5, 1986, Schenectady mom Marybeth Tinning was arrested and charged with killing her 4-month-old daughter, Tami Lynne. The girl was the ninth child mothered by Marybeth to die suddenly under mysterious circumstances.

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