Dorothea Helen Puente (January 9, 1929 – March 27, 2011) was a convicted American serial killer. In the 1980s, Puente ran a boarding house in Sacramento, California, and cashed the Social Security checks of her elderly and mentally disabled boarders. Those who complained were killed and buried in her yard.
Elisabeth Anne “Betty” Broderick (born November 7, 1947) is an American former suburban housewife convicted of the November 5, 1989 murders of her former husband, Daniel T. Broderick III, and his second wife, Linda Kolkena. After a second trial, she was convicted on December 11, 1991 of two counts of second-degree murder, and later sentenced to 32 years to life in prison. She was eager to get her story out and played it out that she was a feminist. There is now a Lifetime original movie of the murder.