Elfriede Blauensteiner an Austrian serial killer known as The Black Widow. Blauensteiner poisoned at least three victims to inherited their possessions. She was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1997. Harald Schmidt, her former lawyer, got seven years for helping with the crime and forging the victim's will. In 2003, Elfriede Blauensteiner died from a brain tumor in a Vienna hospital in Austria.
Serial Killer Elfriede Blauensteiner (aka) The Black Widow, was active for 15 years between 1981-1995, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 5 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: Austria
Elfriede Blauensteiner was born on January 22nd 1931 in Vienna, capital and one of nine States of Austria.
Elfriede Blauensteiner a female citizen of Austria.
She was convicted on March 7th 1997 (Age 66), sentenced to life imprisonment at a prison in Austria. She was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during her lifetime.
Elfriede Blauensteiner died on March 18th 2003 (Age 72), cause of death: natural causes, brain cancer at a Vienna hospital in Neunkirchen, town in Lower Austria. She is buried at Feuerhalle Simmering, cemetery.
Elfriede Blauensteiner has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 2 years ago.
|Nickname:||The Black Widow|
|Victims:||3 - 5|
|Years Active:||1981 - 1995|
|Ages Active:||49/50 - 63/64|
|Life Span:||1931 - 2003|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♒ Aquarius |
Jan 20 - Feb 18
|Occupation:||criminal, serial killer|
|D.O.B.:||Jan 22, 1931|
|Birth Location:||Vienna, capital and one of nine States of Austria|
|Convicted:||Mar 7, 1997 (Age 66)|
|Prison Location:||a prison in Austria|
|Death Date:||Mar 18, 2003 (Age 72)|
|Manner of Death:||natural causes|
|Cause of Death:||brain cancer|
|Death Location:||a Vienna hospital in Neunkirchen, town in Lower Austria|
|Burial Location:||Feuerhalle Simmering, cemetery|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 11 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Elfriede Blauensteiner. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Jan 22 1931||Elfriede Blauensteiner was born in Vienna, capital and one of nine States of Austria. #19310122|
|Jan 22 1951|
|Jan 22 1961|
|Jan 22 1971|
|Elfriede Blauensteiner started her serial killing spree. #1981|
|Jan 22 1981|
|Jan 22 1991|
|Elfriede Blauensteiner ended her serial killing spree. #1995|
|Mar 07 1997|
|Elfriede Blauensteiner was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment at a prison in Austria. #19970307|
|Jan 22 2001|
|Mar 18 2003|
|Elfriede Blauensteinerdied.cause of death:natural causes,brain cancerat a Vienna hospital in Neunkirchen, town in Lower Austria.She is buried at Feuerhalle Simmering, cemetery. #20030318|
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Elfriede Blauensteiner (22 January 1931 – 18 November 2003), dubbed the "Black Widow", was an Austrian serial killer who murdered at least three victims by poison. In each case, she inherited the victim's possessions.
Elfriede Blauensteiner is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database