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LA's 'Black Widows' Get Life in Prison for Murders

Pair killed two homeless men for life insurance

(Newser) - Two elderly women who carried out a cold-blooded scheme to murder homeless men have been sentenced to life without parole by a Los Angeles judge. Helen Golay, 77, and 75-year-old Olga Rutterschmidt—nicknamed the "Black Widows" in the media—lured two vagrants off the street, cared for them for... More »

'Black Widows' Guilty of Murder

Pair killed homeless men after buying them life insurance policies

(Newser) - Two elderly women known as the "Black Widows" have been convicted in a murder plot to obtain life insurance benefits from two homeless men they put up in apartments before killing them. Helen Golay, 77, and Olga Rutterschmidt, 75, took out a total of $2.8 million in life... More »

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