All posts tagged: Female Killers

Season 8 Deadly Women Lizzie Borden Special Features Diane Fanning

  “Deadly Women fuses bone-chilling story-telling, sumptuous period drama and forensic fact in a bid to explore history’s most alluring female killers. Each episode profiles four famous cases from the past; killers and their victims are brought to life by elaborate dramatized reconstructions.” One of the most popular series on Investigation Discovery, Deadly Women, begins its 8th season on August 1, 2014 with two brand new episodes. The 100th episode special examines the infamous female axe murderer, Lizzie Borden, and features host, Candice DeLong, a former FBI agent and profiler, Dr. Janis Amatuzio, a forensic pathologist, and true crime authors Diane Fanning and M. William Phelps. “Along with the gruesome nature of the crimes is the unexpected character of the accused, not a hatchet-wielding maniac, but a church-going, Sunday-school-teaching, respectable, spinster-daughter, charged with parricide, the murder of parents, a crime worthy of Classical Greek tragedy.” Crime Library Deadly Women features some of the most notorious women in crime, their histories and why they committed the crimes for which they are known. Diane Fanning has appeared on several episodes …

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Diane Fanning Appearing on SNAPPED Sunday June 17

Tune in for the premier on Sunday, June 17, at 9pm ET The Oxygen Channel’s highly popular show, SNAPPED, profiles cases of females accused of murder, with all the twists and turns. Among the list of female killers in the SNAPPED lineup is Raynella Dossett Leath, the subject of Diane Fanning‘s latest true crime book, HER DEADLY WEB. As one of Fanning’s top three pick of interesting cases she’s written about, it contains a cattle stampede, an attempted murder, a three-shot-suicide, medical examiners threatening to shoot law enforcement officials, a secret city and a love child.  Who could ask for anything more for plot turns in a true crime story? Per Amazon:  Raynella Dossett Leath said she came home one morning in 2003 and found her husband’s body in bed—covered in blood, a Colt .38 by his side. But authorities were suspicious of Raynella’s story. Why would her husband of ten years suddenly commit suicide? And if he had taken his own life, why did it appear that three shots were fired? David Leath was not …