Bertha Gifford is remembered as one of the first alleged female serial killers in Missouri history. Born in Morse Mill, Jefferson County, Missouri, her beauty and strong personality made her one of the most popular young women in the small community. But it was the series of mysterious deaths that followed her throughout her life that turned her into a legend.
Was she really a vindictive murderess, a misguided care-giver, an unlucky scapegoat, or a victim of mental illness? Listen to her story and perhaps you can decide.
Part One covers her early years. Next week's episode will continue to follow the events up to her arrest and trial.
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