July 22 2014
Navigation
Latest Videos
Articles
Random Articles
· On the trail of a se... 479
· Carl Panzram 4390
· Wayne Boden 3328
· Ed Gein 4874
· Killer Categories: T... 4670
Popular Articles
· Peter Sutcliffe 27390
· Marc Dutroux 17728
· Dennis Nilsen 17174
· Albert Fish 13782
· Theresa Knorr 13257
Article Info
· Articles: 222
· Read: 893926
Articles Hierarchy
Articles Home » Biographies » Amy Gilligan
Amy Gilligan
Born in 1869, little is known of Amy Gilligan's life before 1901, when she opened a "home" for the elderly in Windsor, Connecticut. Over the next thirteen years, she married five of her elderly patients, insuring each new husband heavily before poisoning them in turn. At least four female patients met similar fates, after changing their wills to make Gilligan their beneficiary. The final victim , Mrs. Amy Hosmer, was dispatched in November 1914, her family calling for an autopsy which revealed traces of poison. Other exhumations followed, with similar result, and Gilligan was promptly arrested. Sentenced to life on conviction of murder, she was later removed to a state asylum, where she died in 1928.

Share This Article
Social Sharing: Delicious Facebook Google Live Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Yahoo
URL:
BBcode:
HTML:
Facebook Like:


Comments
No Comments have been Posted.
Post Comment
Please Login to Post a Comment.
Ratings
Rating is available to Members only.

Please login or register to vote.

No Ratings have been Posted.
Articles Cloud
Serial Murder: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives, Peter Kürten, Danny Rolling, Peter Kürten, Joseph Duncan Blog Archive, Kenneth Erskine, Katherine Knight, Albert Fish by John Borowski, Billy Gohl, Breaking the stereotype of a serial killer, Gordon Stewart Northcott, Mack Ray Edwards, The Devil in David Berkowitz, The Wanda Beach Murders, My neighbour my killer: the murder of Tosha Thakkar
Search
Search the entire site:
Login
Username

Password



Not a member yet?
Click here to register.

Forgotten your password?
Request a new one here.
Users Online
· Guests Online: 3

· Members Online: 0

· Total Members: 984
· Newest Member: KillerKlown
Shoutbox
You must login to post a message.

July 18 2014 21:32
It's not the first time I got something interesting in a serial killer book off amazon. I got some murder groupie's lipstick smeared kiss on the inside cover of a book on Westley Allan Dodd.

July 18 2014 18:49
a happy extra-added bonus, for sure Cool

July 18 2014 16:37
So, a book in the mail came from amazon today signed by Jeffrey Dahmer's apartment manager. Interesting surprise considering I only spent $4 total on the book.

July 18 2014 16:33
Howdy

July 16 2014 13:36
howdy all!!!!!!!

6,961,227 unique visits Theme Nemo by Harly