Many people think of mass murder as a man’s profession, but there are a few notable exceptions. A look at some famous cases, and the psychology and motivations behind female killers.
Sylvia Seegrist, unable to buy her tranquilizers one day, went to the Springfield Mall in the Philadelphia area and started shooting. A young man finally subdued her, but by then, many had been killed. Her case initiated legislation about the mentally ill and a great deal of controversy over whether someone so disturbed is capable of understanding right from wrong.