Crime: Damsel of Death: Damsel of Death

Damsel of Death

According to psychologists, serial killers are usually white males in their 20s or 30s. Aileen Wuornos may be an exception. In De Land, Fla., last week the 35-year-old drifter was convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of electronics repairman Richard Mallory. He was one of at least seven male motorists who authorities believe have been lured to their death since 1989 by a man-hating prostitute.

During a three-hour videotaped statement, Wuornos admitted killing Mallory and six other men who had picked her up on interstate highways. According to police, she posed as a motorist in distress to get her...

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