Summary: Texas seamstress-turned-murderer who was one of six co-defendants convicted in the 1998 kidnapping, torture and brutal murder of her mentally-challenged lover 59-year-old Louis "Buddy" Musso whose battered and lacerated body was found in a ditch outside the Houston, Texas area, in which prosecutors said the murder was committed for proceeds from an insurance policy on the victim (in which Basso was named the beneficiary) after luring him to Texas from New Jersey with the promise of marriage.
Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection
Born: May 15, 1954
Died: February 5, 2014
Location: Huntsville, Texas