NANNIE DOSS Biography - Crimes, Laws and people


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Name: Nannie Doss                                                             
Birth name: Nancy Hazle                                                       
Born: 4 November 1905 Blue Mountain, Alabama                                   
Died: 2 June 1965                                                             
Cause of death: Leukemia                                                       
Penalty: Life                                                                 
Number of victims: 11                                                         
Span of killings: 1927 through 1954                                           
Country: USA                                                                   
State(s): Alabama, North Carolina, Kansas, Oklahoma                           
Date apprehended: October, 1954                                               
Nannie Doss (born 4 November 1905 - 2 June 1965) was a serial killer           
responsible for the deaths of eleven people between the 1920s and 1954. She   
finally confessed to the murders in October 1954, when her fifth husband had   
died in a small hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In all, it was revealed that she 
had killed four husbands, two children, her two sisters, her mother, a grandson
and a nephew. She has been given the monikers "The Giggling Granny" and "The   
Jolly Black Widow".