The "Craigslist Killer" and 6 Other Terrifying Female Serial Killers Throughout History

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The news of the "Craigslist Killer," a 19-year-old woman in Pennsylvania who admitted to killing at least 22 men, has been plastered all over cable news and the tabloids. There's a certain fascination with female murderer suspects, as anyone who remembers the media circus surrounding Amanda Knox and Casey Anthony can attest, and that fascination multiplies as the number of alleged victims goes up.

With that in mind, we've put together a list of seven of the deadliest women from past and present to satisfy your curiosity (you sicko!) and prove that women are just as capable of depravity as men, even if it doesn't happen (or we don't find out about it) as often. Click through and don't blame us if you can't sleep soundly tonight.

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