A Tale of Two Devils

Trigger warning: violence, mention of child abuse, mental illness.

When killers are given names like the “Devil’s Daughter” or the “Runaway Devil”, one would picture the truly fearsome and fatal women we have come to associate with female killers. Karla Homolka. Mary Ann Cotton. Aileen Wournos. Katherine Knight.

One wouldn’t immediately guess these names were given to two 12-year-old girls.

It’s a rare phenomenon, hence why it garners so much media spectacle when it does happen. It’s appalling to think an innocent-looking girl barely hitting…

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Lavinia Thompson

Lavinia Thompson

Just an old garden witch who writes about murder, true and fictional.