Presentation on theme: "Nannie Doss “The Giggling Granny” “The Jolly Black Widow”"— Presentation transcript:
1 Nannie Doss “The Giggling Granny” “The Jolly Black Widow” Jacob Carter
2 Serial KillerA serial killer is one who murders or is involved with the murders of multiple people at multiple times, they usually have no remorse for their victims and they usually have a certain signature.
3 Early Life Born November 4, 1905 as Nancy Hazle Poor student because of fatherChildhood accidentFather’s restrictions
4 First Marriage Married Charlie Braggs at age 16 They had 4 kids Unhealthy relationshipHe eventually left her because he feared her
5 GrandchildrenDoss’s oldest daughter gave birth to a child and the child immediately diedDoctors could not come up with a reason for the babies death
6 Second Marriage Met Robert (Frank) Harrelson through a magazine column Married him 2 years after her previous husbandAlcoholic and criminal records16 years of marriageShe killed him with rat poison after he raped her
7 Third Marriage Met Arlie Manning through another magazine Married within three days of meeting himHe was an alcoholic and loved his womenDied of a supposed heart attackTheir house “coincidently” burned downInsurance money went to DossDoss soon left North Carolina but only after Mannings mom supposedly died in her sleepMoved to her sisters (Dovie) home and she soon passed away
8 Fourth Marriage Joined a club in Kansas looking for another Man Met and married Richard L. MortonHe was a womanizerShe ended up poisoning her mother when she came to live with themMorton died three months later
9 Fifth Marriage Met Samuel Doss and Married him in Oklahoma He didn’t like that she had previously adored in many husbandsDoss killed himSamuel Doss’s doctor was surprised by the sudden death, ordered and autopsy, revealed large amounts of Arsenic in his systemDoss was immediately arrested
10 Number of killings/Evidence/confession Doss confesses to killing four of her five husbands, her Mother (Louisa), her sister (Dovie), her Grandson, and her Mother-in-Law (Arlie Lanning’s Mother)Oklahoma centered its case only on Samuel Doss’s death (5th Husband)Nannie Doss pleaded guilty on May 17, 1955Sentenced for life
11 WhyDoss admitted that she killed her husbands because they didn’t “measure up”She said she was searching for the perfect man, she was never satisfied
12 How Most of Doss killed people by poisoning them She used rat poison which is also known as Arsenic Poison
13 Doss recounts her crimes When doss was recounting her crimes, she became amused and could not stop laughingThe newspapers gave her the nicknames the “The Giggling Granny” and “The jolly Black Widow”
14 DeathDoss Died in the hospital of the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in 1965 due to Lukimia
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