Greed and manipulation were at play when mother-and-son grifter duo Sante and Kenny Kimes turned to murder. Sante died Monday night in her cell at the age of 79.
Mother Sante and son Kenny were con artists, murderers — and lovers. Adrian Havill, author of the definitive book on the case, writes up the highlights of their audacious criminal career.
Sante was a grifter and a hooker when she met her third husband, millionaire Kenneth Kimes. With her son and lover Kenneth Jr., she graduated to a whole new level of crime — murder.