Serial killer who murdered suitors who answered her personal ads within the newspapers. She and her 1st husband possessed a confectionery shop in Chicago that had not been effective and mysteriously burnt down, permitting them to gather the insurance cash. She also wiped out her two daughters and it is suspected of eliminating the infant child of her second spouse. She was wedded double, and both of her husbands passed away under mysterious conditions. Lonely Center, a 1937 brief tale by Damon Runyan, was predicated on Gunness.