FRANCE: Extraordinary Murderess

"I do not believe that judicial history contains the record of more than a dozen criminals of your type. You are possessed of all the vices. . . ."

With these words a judge at Nimes, France, last week sentenced to the guillotine* Mme. Antoinette Scierri, 35, after she had been convicted simultaneously of six extraordinary murders.

Her last crime was to poison an elderly couple with whom she had lived, after stealing their entire savings. On three occasions she volunteered to nurse sick...

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