Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Paul Bernardo & Karla Homolka

Known as the ‘Ken and Barbie Killers’ Karla Homolka and Paul Bernardo were a beautiful pair with ugly desires. Together, they raped and killed young girls, starting with Karla’s own sister.

Today in Crime History: The Death of Tammy Homolka

On December 23, 1990, Karla and her husband Paul Bernardo, aka Canada’s "Ken and Barbie Sex Killers" took their first victim: Homolka’s young sister Tammy. Tammy’s virginity was to be Paul’s Christmas present from Karla, who no longer had her own to give. Doped with halothane, Tammy died of an overdose while they raped her.