World's deadly women criminals: Details revealed

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New Delhi : Women are often dubbed as the symbol of love, kindness, beauty and strength. On the flip side, there are some women in the world who are remembered for worst reasons. Here's a list of world's deadly women who are known for their unimaginable cruelty.

Myra Hindley

Myra Hindley stands top in the list of worst women criminal in the world. She along with her boyfriend Ian Brady has killed five children between the ages of 10 and 17 in England in the 1960s. She was sentenced to two life sentences and died aged 60 in 2002.

Ma Barker

Ma Barker in 1930's planned numerous robberies, murders, and kidnappings with the Barker Gang, which included her two sons. In 1935, she was killed by the FBI in the house where she was hiding.

Mary I of England

Mary I of England was responsible for the persecution of Protestants and the death of more than 300 people. She is also known as Bloody Mary.

Klara Mauerova

Klara Mauerova is a religious cannibal cult who tortured one of her children by making him eat his own flesh. Klara was sentenced to nine years in prison in 2008.

Juana Barraza

Juana Barraza was a professional wrestler and one of Mexico's most famous killers. killed between 42 and 48 elderly women. She was arrested in 2006 and condemned to 759 years in prison.

Griselda Blanco

Griselda Blanco was a Colombian woman, who was a famous drug trafficker and one of the main players in the Medellín Cartel. Blanco is thought to be responsible for more than 200 murders.

Amelia Dyer

Born in Bristol, England, Amelia Dyer was an infamous killer. Over 20 years she killed hundreds of children. She was detained in 1869 and later hanged.

Miyuki Ishikawa

Miyuki Ishikawa is one of Japan's most infamous killers. During the 1940s, with the help of numerous accomplices, including her husband, she is thought to have killed more than 100 abandoned children. She was sentenced to just eight years in prison.

Aileen Wuornos

Aileen Wuornos was an American sex worker who killed seven men between 1989 and 1990. She was executed by lethal injection in 2002.