The 15 Most Dangerous Women Who Are Locked Up In Maximum Security Prisons In The World

When we talk about convicts and violent crimes we often think of men. But, there are some really violent women who have committed heinous crimes that will make your skin crawl and your hair stand. The women we are going to be talking about today have murdered people including babies and their own children.

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These women prove that you can’t just say a particular gender isn’t prone to violence. Here are the 15 of the most dangerous women in the world and the evil crimes they committed.

1Francisca Ballesteros

She was born in Spain in 1969. She got married but things changed after she had her first daughter. She suffered from postpartum depression and in 1990 she killed her first daughter with a drug called Colme when the child was only 5 months old. In 2004 she killed her husband and her second daughter with a sedative called Zolpidem.

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2Renee Acoby

This lady turned into a prison mob boss after she was incarcerated in 2000 for drug trafficking when she was pregnant. In jail, she started running things and even tried to escape with other inmates. This however failed but added more years to her sentence. Her baby was taken away from her due to negligence and to retaliate she and a few other inmates took their prison counselor and a nurse as hostages.

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3Beverley Allitt

From February to April 1991, Beverley Allitt harmed six children, murdered four, and tried to kill three more. She was a nurse at the Grantham and Kesteven Hospital in Lincolnshire. She worked in the children’s ward and was able to commit these heinous crimes. She was nicknamed ‘The Angel of Death’ and all her victims were between the ages of seven weeks old to eleven years old. After being caught it was revealed that she did this for attention.

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4Kristen Gilbert

Since a young age, she was known for trying to fake suicide attempts to manipulate people. She too worked as a nurse but the other nurses began to notice the sudden increase of deaths on her watch. When the authorities were alerted it was discovered that she would inject large doses of epinephrine into the patient’s intravenous therapy bags causing cardiac arrest.

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5Marybeth Tinning

She married Joe Tinning, after meeting on a blind date and together they had nine children. Things went downhill after this. Every child she had had to be rushed to the hospital when they were young for some reason or the other. When her ninth child was taken in it was discovered that the child was smothered to death. When the investigation began it was revealed that she had murdered three of her children.

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