Dorothea Puente, the kindly looking elderly woman who's famous in sunny Sacramento, Calif., has died at age 82 after being sick for months. You might recall Puente from her thriving career as a landlady, during which time she killed seven tenants of her boardinghouse and buried them in the backyard. She was finally convicted and sentenced to life in 1993. As for that boardinghouse? It entered foreclosure shortly after and was scooped by up a nice-sounding couple who says that despite its history "it's a sweet little home."
· Dorothea Puente, Sacramento's infamous landlady killer dies [The Sacramento Bee]
· Murderers Slept Here, Just Don't Tell Anyone [Curbed National]