It is perhaps better for the community that I should die, as it would be impossible for me to stop
poisoning people.

— Anna Zanzwiger
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Interesting Informations


Aileen’s middle name

Carol. Aileen was convicted of killing at least six men before getting arrested in the early ’90s. She grew up in the Detroit area before moving to Daytona Beach, Florida after her teenage years.

The name of Aileen’s lover

Tyria Moore. Selby Wall, played by Christina Ricci, was her lover in the movie version of her life. Moore wanted nothing to do with the movie.

The name of Aileen’s first victim

Richard Mallory. Siems, Spears, Antonio, and Mallory, along with: Dick Humphreys, Troy Burress, and Charles Carskaddon were all murdered by Aileen. Most of these men were “family men” that were usually on their way home after a vacation or business trip. Specifically Dick Humphreys was on his way to his daughter’s graduation. David Spears was just about to remarry his ex wife before he was murdered. Mallory owned an electronics store and would mysteriously leave without telling people of his whereabouts. After killing the men, she would raid their wallets and sometimes steal their cars.

Aileen’s father, Leo Pittman, was sent to jail for child molesting.

Her father was also a sociopath. After he was imprisoned, Aileen and her brother were sent to live with their grandparents, as her parents divorced months before she was born. She and her brother were legally adopted by their grandparents. Her grandfather threatened to kill her multiple times. Aileen never met her real father, but there is a strange resemblance between her father and her future lover, Tyria Moore.

Aileen’s last meal

Coffee. People can have whatever they choose for their last meal, as long as what they want is under $20. She declined a last meal request and was given a cup of coffee instead. Her last words were: “I’d just like to say I’m sailing with the rock, and I’ll be back like Independence Day, with Jesus June Sixth. Like the movie, big mother ship and all, I’ll be back.”

Aileen’s pregnancy

She got pregnant at the age of 14. After giving birth, she put the baby up for adoption. The father of the child is unknown.

Comic book and movie made about Aileen’s life.

The comic book was titled “True Crime”, and the movie “Monster” (2003) starring Charlize Theron and Christina Ricci.

Shortly before her execution Aileen got “adopted”

Arlene Pralle. Arlene Pralle was a born-again Christian who thought God wanted her to adopt Wuournos.

Date of Aileen’s execution

She was executed on October 9, 2002. She died of lethal injection at 9:47 a.m.