Dorothea Puente is on her Deathbedon September 25, 2010 in Serial Killers by Brian Combs
The Sacramento Bee reported today that Dorothea Puente is near death from an undisclosed illness. Puente, 81, has been jailed since 1998 when police discovered seven bodies buried under her garden. She had been killing them with prescription drug overdoses and stealing their Social Security checks.
Puente has been transferred from the Central California Women’s Facility near Chowchilla to an outside hospital where she can receive better care.