She created the blueprint for craigslist killings all over the world and she’s known by many nicknames; “Hell’s Princess”, “Female Bluebeard”, “High Priestess of Murder”, and the “Queen of Crime” to name a few. Today we unlock an episode from the Murder in the Rain Patreon vault. Join us to hear about the historic true crime fan favorite, the story of Belle Gunness. Belle Gunness lured men to her, stole their wealth, and hid it from the world, and she did it while tending a farm, raising children, and possibly faking her own death.
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